Posts Tagged "Ipswich Town"

2010: A Football Financial Review

By on Jan 1, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 4 comments

You could frame it. If you wanted a short, pithy representation of all that has been wrong with football finance in 2010, you could do no better than quote a Plymouth Argyle fan known as “Sensible Surfer” on the BBC Football website over the Christmas period. “Ridsdale set to take control… good news,” he/she said, a phrase which would sit nicely as an explanation of...

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The Christian Aid Secrecy League

The Christian Aid Secrecy League

By on Jun 1, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

Of all the football figures railing against the appointment of another independent FA chairman, Leeds United chairman Kenneth William Bates was the most predictable. An independent mind and independent voice would also have an independent eye. And Bates wouldn’t be one for independent eyes, in case they saw him for what he really is. That thought occurred as I read...

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Cambridge City To Leave Their Home Town – For Now

Cambridge City To Leave Their Home Town – For Now

By on Feb 16, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

A couple of weeks ago, hidden away in the news section of their website, Southern League club Cambridge City finally confirmed their farewell from Milton Road, the club’s home since 1922. The battle for Milton Road has been ongoing for several years now and is a wearyingly familiar story of a prime piece of city centre real estate being wrested from the...

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Roy Keane – Look Into His Eyes, If You Dare

By on Oct 6, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

It was an eerie moment. Genuinely creepy. The BBC television interviewer had asked Roy Keane a pretty hapless question on the subject of whether he would stay on after his team’s latest defeat in the Championship against Barnsley, and Keane, perhaps unsurprisingly, refused to answer it. The key to this exchange, however, was not in what he said. It was in how...

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