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Saturday Night On Channel Five For The Football League

It had been strongly suggested since the end of last year, but yesterday the confirmation came, once and for all. After six years, it’s time to say farewell to The Football League Show. The Football League has signed a new television deal that will take its highlights package back to commercial television, and from the start of next year the three divisions below the Premier League will be shown on Saturday nights on Channel Five, instead, along with highlights from the League Cup and the Football League Trophy. Live coverage will remain, for the time being at the very least,...

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The Decline & Fall Of Leyton Orient

As things turned out, it wouldn’t have mattered that much anyway. With just over an hour played in yesterday’s final round of matches in League One, though, it looked as if there was a chance that Leyton Orient might just have been capable of performing some sort of great escape. Two goals up away to Swindon Town with the home side having had their goalkeeper sent off, and with the other matches involving teams at the bottom hanging delicately in the balance, though, it had started to feel as if an unlikely climax to a dismal season for the...

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Rape, Disrespect & Fury: The Oyston Family & Blackpool FC

It was a story that had been bubbling under the radar of the football world for some considerable time, but by the end of the final round of fixtures yesterday afternoon there could be no doubt that most people were at the very least aware of the anger felt by the supporters of Blackpool FC as their team plummeted from the Football League Championship into League One. With just three minutes of the second half of their final home league match of the season against Huddersfield Town and the score still goalless, a protest pitch invasion by Blackpool supporters...

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The Last Of The Old Order: Part 8 – March 1992

Well, we’re getting towards the business end of the 1991/92 Football League Division One season now, and Leeds United and Manchester United are starting to pull away at the top of the table at the end of the last season before the introduction of the Premier League. There’s also some European football and some League football in this lengthy compilation of matches from March 1992. There’s a league table as thing stood at the end of the 28th of March at the bottom of these videos.               Football League Division One Table: end...

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The 200% Podcast 11: Good Boy/Girl Medals

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. As we’re getting towards the end of the football season, we figured that tonight was as good a time as any to hand out some end of season awards. So it is that this weekend’s 200% podcast is all about handing out good boy or good girl medals to those who deserve them. Some are for outstanding achievements, whilst others are for being irredeemable arseholes. That’s the way it works, around here. You can download the Twohundredpercent podcast by right-clicking and saving here, you can stream it through the link below or you can...

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