Weymouth Football Club Read The Last Rites

Weymouth Football Club, one of the ongoing financial basket-cases of the last three years in non-league football, might have finally reached the end of the line. Reports on the BBC this morning confirmed that, with talks with new buyers having collapsed, the...

Trouble Brewing At The Wessex Stadium, Yet Again

In his 2006 book “Floodlit Dreams”, writer Ian Ridley brilliantly summed up the small town politics that drive the running of so many football clubs. He had taken the chairmanship at Weymouth Football Club with big ambitions, but a combination of...

Wringing The Weymouth Business Community Dry

One of the most curious aspects of the ongoing crises at Weymouth Football Club over the last couple of years has been that every time the club has got into trouble, someone has called on “local businessmen” to bail the club out. This line was trotted out...

Weymouth & Walter Mitty

Some of you will be familiar with a short story called “The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty”. Written by James Thurber shortly before the start of World War II, it is the story of a downtrodden, middle-aged man who escapes from the drudgery of his life by...