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In Praise Of… My Blue & Yellow Bar Scarf

I’m not much of a one for merchandising. I mean, I’ll stop and look at it when it’s on sale, and I love football shirts, though I suspect that I am now too old to be able to wear them in public. I don’t...

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Football & The Credit Crunch

September 2008 will be remembered as the month that the credit crunch started to bite. The world’s financial systems have been exposed as being built on house of cards. Bad debts have been thrown from pillar to post,...

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A Question Of Fort

Life in the Highland League could hardly be described as glamorous. The majority of the better known names are now playing in the Scottish Football League and, while there are still agitants requesting automatic promotion and...

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What On Earth’s Going Wrong At Tottenham?

One of the reasons why we like league football is that it is relatively meritocratic. From only a few games in the season, the league table doesn’t lie. Setting aside aesthetic or moral arguments for a moment, few people...

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Rumour, Counter Rumour & Market Confidence

Another week, and another batch of rumours concerning the financial well-being of clubs in the Blue Square Premier. Fortunately, at least some of the rumours flowing around over the last seven days or so appear not to have too...

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