Setanta’s Demise 1

Setanta’s Demise

So much for the competition laws on broadcasting, then. When the European Union introduced new laws which were meant to prevent one broadcaster taking a monopoly of sports broadcasting, it seemed as if the...

Vics Back From The Brink. Again. 0

Vics Back From The Brink. Again.

Football supporters perusing the website of the commercial and retail property company GVA Grimley might have recently spotted something that would take their fancy. “The property comprises a purpose built non-league football stadium. The...

Match Of The Week: Kazakhstan 0-4 England 1

Match Of The Week: Kazakhstan 0-4 England

There are, broadly speaking, three types of tiredness which affect footballers. The first is the sheer exhaustion of having played over ninety minutes of football at a high tempo. The second is a feeling...

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Shit Shot Mungo: Holiday Special!

When I was a child, comics brought out “Holiday Specials”, which were, basically, bigger versions of the regular comics designed to keep children occupied for at least a couple of hours’ worth of the...

Ancelotti & Chelsea – Together At Last 1

Ancelotti & Chelsea – Together At Last

In the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s FA Cup win against Everton, Chelsea’s captain (and apparently now their head coach) John Terry had a couple of suggestions for the club’s owner Roman Abramovich. Terry has...

Accrington & The Tax Man 4

Accrington & The Tax Man

The news that Accrington Stanley have been issued with a winding up order should come as no great surprise to those that watch lower league football that closely. As the cold wind of economic...

Happy Birthday To Us! 7

Happy Birthday To Us!

Just a quick message this morning to say thank you to everybody that reads this site, because we are three years old today. Surprisingly, the traffic to this site has doubled since the new...

Five Great European Cup Finals 2

Five Great European Cup Finals

If you open this morning’s newspapers, you’ll see that, in the opinion of the hacks, it’s already a foregone conclusion that this year’s European Cup final will be the greatest football match of all...