Monthly Archives: October 2012

  1. THE RISE AND FALL OF ALAN SMITH

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    October 27, 2012 by mapperleystag1

    On the day that he scored only his third goal in seven seasons, it is perhaps fitting to look back …
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  2. Friday Nights, Channel Five

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    October 25, 2012 by seancole1875

    Since Channel Five lost their broadcasting rights to the often unfairly maligned Europa League, Liverpool have had to content themselves …
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  3. Roy Hodgson and England: Papering Over The Cracks of Mediocrity

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    October 21, 2012 by rubbishfootballer

    They say football is a results business. On that basis, Roy Hodgson has had a very good start to his …
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  4. RACISM IN THE BALKANS: A PROBLEM THAT JUST WILL NOT GO AWAY

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    October 20, 2012 by mapperleystag1

    The disturbing scenes in Serbia this week have once again drawn attention to the issue of racism in football, particularly …
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  5. The Robin van Persie transfer: too good to be true?

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    October 18, 2012 by seancole1875

    Outside of Eden Hazard’s fevered imagination, Robin van Persie’s eventual destination was the most speculated upon of this summer’s transfer …
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  6. THE BEAUTIFUL GAME: IN DEFENCE OF STOKE CITY

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    October 14, 2012 by mapperleystag1

    Their football may not be pretty and their tactics may largely be based around intimidating opposition teams but criticisms of …
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  7. The Demise of Stewart Downing

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    October 13, 2012 by Socrates

    Even the keenest admirers of Stewart Downing would have to concede that his move to Liverpool has not ‘worked out’. …
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  8. MANSFIELD TOWN’S TOP TEN PLAYERS OF THE 21ST CENTURY

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    October 13, 2012 by mapperleystag1

    10. Alex-John Baptiste A product of Mansfield’s once envied youth academy, Baptiste made his debut for the club at the …
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  9. Unlikely Leaders: Chelsea’s Surprising Start

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    October 12, 2012 by Socrates

    Amongst all the anticipation of the new season and the predictions that pundits and fans are inevitably drawn into making, …
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  10. The Hypocrisy of Tony Pulis

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    October 9, 2012 by rubbishfootballer

    Tony Pulis is on a one-man crusade to clean up football. Over the past couple of weeks he has made …
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