Author: Ian

In Praise Of… Steve Bull

The recent departure of Steve Bull from the managerial job at troubled Conference North club Stafford Rangers was, according to the club itself’s press statement, “No reflection on results achieved on the field play...

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The After Show Party

Long time readers will remember how exciting things all got last December, when we won the award for being the “Best Blog That You’ve Never Heard Of” at the 2007 Soccerlens Awards. Well, another year has gone...

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Match Of The Week: Al Ahly 2-4 Pachuca

The FIFA World Club Cup got under way last week, and it’s time to bring you all up to speed with the latest events from Japan. Three matches have already been played, and there’s now break until Wednesday, when the...

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Setanta & I

Like many people, I had managed to avoid paying to watch the football on the television for many years. During my twenties, Monday night was reserved for going to the pub for the live match on Sky Sports. In more recent times, I...

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Helpful Suggestions To UEFA (Part 372)

Hands up how many of you watched a live Champions League match on the television this week? Not many? Thought not, and there’s a reason for it. The group stages of the Champions League are an almost complete waste of time....

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