While this probably won’t be the only time I update this week, I don’t think I’ve ever wanted Saturday to come and go as quickly as I do right now. To be on the cusp of the Football League, and just one good 90 minutes away from making that step upwards, does play havoc with
A few idle thoughts before today’s game at Rushden… – I hope we’re not getting too cocky/confident over tonight, because a 2nd vs bottom clash is a guaranteed banana skin of a contest. From what I gathered, we started off a bit slowly (again) on Saturday, and we’ve yet to experience going a goal down.
So, after the Setanta debacle that arguably damaged the Conference’s credibility, comes the long awaited TV deal with……….. ……… Premier Sports. Yes, Premier Sports. You must have heard of them, surely? They took over Setanta’s GAA coverage in Britain when the broadcaster went belly up, and are covering Celtic’s Europa League game in Utrecht next
Looks like we’ve got ourselves a little bit of a financial windfall. Along with the rest of the Conference, that is… I have to admit, the cynical side of me thinks this is a bit of a sop to us non-league lowlifes. When you look at the alleged wages that somebody like Man Citeh are
Just when you thought that SW19 was going to fill up the summer months with stretched-out diatribes about pre-season friendlies and transfer rumour mills, comes a bit of proper news. Salisbury City have been kicked out of the Conference. OK, it’s in the hands of their lawyers, but basically they’re supposed to settle all their
So, with just Oxford and York to slug it out between them next weekend, we now know who’s going to give us a miserable Saturday be our opponents next season. We know about Darlington, Newport and Southport, and as of 4pm today we get to return to Barf City and go up North again to
There are some things in life that a mere mortal is destined never to understand. The meaning of life, natural phenomenoms and the occult are aspects that philosophers and theologists and scientists have, throughout the millenia, attempted to grasp and never quite do so. Right now, you can add the Conference decision making panel to
And in an act of unexpected philantrophy, the Premier League has given Conference clubs a £1m bonus. All very welcome of course, but I can’t help thinking the Prem have done this to sweeten up the Conference sides. After all, a day or so ago, both Rafa “Facts” Benitez and Arsene “I didn’t see it”