Tagged: Stockport County

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Stockport County: Walking A Tightrope

There comes a point in football at which even the most precipitous falls start to slow and reverse themselves, and there has been no other club in England in recent years that has spiralled...

Stockport County’s Critical Run-In 5

Stockport County’s Critical Run-In

Saturday afternoon’s match against Cambridge United could be classified as a missed opportunity for Blue Square Premier club Stockport County. A crowd of 5,957 turned out at Edgeley Park to see the team beaten...

The Vaughan Effect & Stockport County 5

The Vaughan Effect & Stockport County

It’s starting to become known as The Vaughan Effect, and it’s a very modern phenomenon. Whenever any mention is made of the slightest possibility the involvement of either of the Stephen Vaughans getting involved...

The Further Adventures Of Stockport County 10

The Further Adventures Of Stockport County

Stockport County director Lord Peter Snape declared in March 2009, one month before the club entered administration, that he wanted “Stockport County Trust to vote to relinquish ownership of the club,” because if it...

Stockport County – No-one Is Innocent 10

Stockport County – No-one Is Innocent

As football club nicknames go, “The Hatters” isn’t the luckiest. First Luton headed for a remake of their 1988 FA Cup semi-final meeting with Wimbledon this season, in the Blue Square Premier. And, for...

Keith Alexander: 1956-2010 2

Keith Alexander: 1956-2010

At the time of writing, England are about to kick off against Egypt in their first friendly match of 2010. This is football as a peculiar mix of Hollywood and pantomime, a story that...

Short Stories From The Sharp End 4

Short Stories From The Sharp End

A loss of the ability to see past the end of their noses is one of the more repugnant character traits of the modern football supporter. While the media were treating Chelsea’s absurd claims...

Football League Play-Off Preview 2

Football League Play-Off Preview

It’s that time of year again, when Wembley fills with expectant supporters for the play-off finals. Over the course of Saturday, Sunday and Monday, three matches will be played that decide who will be...

You Too Could Own A Piece Of Edgeley Park! 0

You Too Could Own A Piece Of Edgeley Park!

If you’re looking for a decent synopsis of how the average English football supporter can be made to suffer in a wide variety of different ways, you’d have to search pretty hard to find...