Inept FA lack the ability to recalibrate the ‘fury’ and ‘anger’ inanely taking a sport to fever pitch
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Monday 24 May 2010
Gillingham, newly relegated to League Two, have just reappointed Andy Hessenthaler as manager with instructions to get the club back up to League One. But why stop there? Hessenthaler is not one for bold pronouncements and he knows if he declared his target was the Premier League he would be ridiculed, but managers and chairmen of every Football League club will have watched Saturday's Championship play-off final and wondered: Why not us?
Saturday 08 May 2010
Sunday 02 May 2010
The four men trying to recreate Captain Bligh’s 3,600-mile voyage to safety after the mutiny in the Bounty had better hope their craft is more seaworthy than Graham Turner’s catamaran contraption, made of two coffin-like boxes with a metal bedstead on top, which had to be rescued just 450 yards off Charmouth in Dorset. And hope that their navigation skills are better than those of the man who set off from Gillingham in Kent to circumnavigate the British Isles and ended up sailing around the Isle of Sheppey for a day and a half before running out of fuel. He was using a road map to reach Southampton, keeping the shore to his
Friday 30 April 2010
Shrewsbury have terminated the contract of manager Paul Simpson with immediate effect.
Saturday 27 March 2010
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Blackburn goalkeeper Paul Robinson was today ruled out for up to four weeks after tearing a calf muscle against former club Tottenham on Saturday.
Friday 05 February 2010
Chelsea midfielder Deco has announced his retirement from international football. The Brazil-born player, who was granted Portuguese citizenship after spending six years in the country, will step down after this summer's World Cup.
Saturday 23 January 2010
Wednesday 20 January 2010
A goal from John Miles nine minutes from the end last night earned Accrington Stanley an FA Cup fourth-round home tie with Fulham on Saturday as the League Two side overcame Gillingham 1-0.
Tuesday 19 January 2010
Cardiff striker Jay Bothroyd has played down talk of a move to Aston Villa and insists he is "fully committed" to the Bluebirds ahead of tonight's FA Cup third-round replay against Bristol City.
Thursday 15 October 2009
Newcastle United's caretaker manager Chris Hughton is keeping his fingers crossed over key men Marlon Harewood and Steven Taylor after suffering a double injury blow.
Friday 09 October 2009
Wycombe have confirmed that manager Peter Taylor has left the Coca-Cola League One club by mutual consent.
Sunday 30 August 2009
After three broken legs as a teenager, no medal from Liverpool's Champions' League triumph of 2005 after six appearances en route to the final and the briefest England career in history, Stephen Warnock is accustomed to tackling adversity as if it were a particularly tricky right-winger.
Thursday 27 August 2009
The Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill is closing in on the Blackburn Rovers defender Stephen Warnock. Villa confirmed they are in discussions with the club about the player.
Wednesday 26 August 2009
Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill is closing in on Blackburn defender Stephen Warnock.
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