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An email conversation with Double European Cup winner Larry Lloyd: 'Shankly and Clough were similar – all motivation, no tactics'
Monday 17 March 2008
Saturday 15 March 2008
Last weekend, 44 men collectively breathed life back into the FA Cup. But I wonder whether the blazers at the Football Association feel as indebted as they should to the players of Barnsley, Cardiff City, West Bromwich Albion and Portsmouth.
Monday 10 March 2008
The surprise was there was no surprise. Or maybe the surprise was that, after such a remarkable weekend, the bigger club wasn't humbled. West Bromwich had looked the most vulnerable of the more renowned quarter-finalists but, instead, are on course to complete a remarkable double-double having been the last club, in 1931, to win promotion and the FA Cup.
Tuesday 19 February 2008
The last and only time Barnsley played Chelsea in the FA Cup, in the third round in 1989, the Yorkshire side won 4-0 and it was not such a shock, even though Chelsea were on their way to the title: it was the old Second Division title, and Barnsley had a good season in the same tier that year.
Monday 18 February 2008
Some managers will be busy trying to convince all around them that exiting the FA Cup this past weekend will at least let them concentrate on improving their respective league positions. Southampton's caretaker managers, Jason Dodd and John Gorman, will surely be among them.
Monday 18 February 2008
On Saturday morning, Peter Ridsdale, blessed with that wonderful sense of timing of his, revealed that a statue of Fred Keenor, the captain of the 1927 FA Cup winners, will be taking pride of place at the new stadium currently being built across the road from Ninian Park. Well, the Cardiff City chairman may just have to commission another one now.
Sunday 17 February 2008
Monday 28 January 2008
Manchester United and Arsenal have been drawn against each other in the FA Cup fifth-round draw.
Bristol Rovers 0 Fulham 0 <i>(Bristol won 5-3 on pens)</i>: Phillips multiplies the misery for Fulham
Wednesday 23 January 2008
Fulham's miserable season took another depressing lurch last night when they were dumped out of the FA Cup in traditionally embarrassing circumstances. Bristol Rovers, two divisions below but vastly superior in terms of both adventure and endeavour, deservedly took their place in the fourth round when prevailing on penalties.
Tuesday 08 January 2008
Friday 13 October 2006
As part of the Institute's efforts to encourage greater collaboration within the career guidance sector, the ICG has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Careers England.
Sunday 28 August 2005
Sunday 10 October 2004
Monday 17 May 2004
Wednesday 18 February 2004
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