Monthly Archive: April 2008

AFC Wimbledon 3-1 AFC Hornchurch 2

AFC Wimbledon 3-1 AFC Hornchurch

It would probably be fair to say that, for AFC Wimbledon, this season has been a story of “two steps forward, one and seven-eighths of a step back”. It started with quiet optimism that,...

Tuesday Night Fever 1

Tuesday Night Fever

The Premier League has two weeks to play and the Football League finishes next weekend, but for the semi-professional clubs that make up the sprawling pyramid of the non-league game, the normal league season...

The Hype Factory 4

The Hype Factory

Such, it would appear, is the level of antipathy between Manchester United and Chelsea at the moment that the Manchester United players are now incapable of warming down on the pitch after a match...

Lewes 3-0 Weston-Super-Mare 2

Lewes 3-0 Weston-Super-Mare

It has probably been the strangest seven days in the history of Lewes FC. The club won the Conference South last Saturday in front of a crowd of 1,700 and it must have felt,...

Bluebirds Into Europe? 2

Bluebirds Into Europe?

It was always likely to cause something of a shit storm, and now it’s likely to get completely out of hand. All of this is happening, as well, whilst the likelihood of it even...

So… That’s It Then, Is It? 8

So… That’s It Then, Is It?

You all know my position on the hype that surrounds the Champions League. The fact that such a kerfuffle continues to surround a competition that is so lopsided amuses and befuddles me in roughly...

Euro 2008 – The Venues 3

Euro 2008 – The Venues

Euro 2008 is only a few weeks away and, following on from the “startling” success of the piece on here about the kits that teams will be wearing next summer (I use both the...

Almost There Now 0

Almost There Now

Somehow or other, it’s the end of the season already. Chelsea, for reasons best known to the Premier League, played on Thursday night, and their 1-0 win cranked up a little more pressure on...