Author: Ian

Football’s Favourite Basket Cases

Plus ca change. In June 2007, we expressed our concerns over the new ownership taking over at Manchester City. “The military government in Thailand have already tried to seize all of his assets once”, we said....

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Match Of The Week – Hull City 2-1 Fulham

Before the realpolitik of the new season starts to properly bite, August gives us all a chance to suspend our disbelief and wallow in our dreams. The reality is harsher now than it ever was, with the brushed metal veneer of...

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A Special Treat, For The New Season

Seeing as how it’s the start of the Premier League season and the FA Cup today, here’s a little something to keep you all entertained – a complete episode of 6-0-6 with Danny Baker, from the 3rd of November...

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A Few Things About Local Derbies

What constitutes a local derby seems, on the face of it, to be a question with a pretty obvious answer. However, if we take a couple of minutes to actually examine it, it becomes more nuanced that you might at first think. Derby...

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Biting The Hand That Feeds You

In an era in which it often feels as if too many people within football get too much praise, it sometimes feels as if there are too few people left that could be described as an “unsung hero”. If there is someone...

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