My Second Team: Swansea City

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in My Second Team | No Comments
My Second Team: Swansea City

For the fifth post in our burgeoning ‘My Second Team’ series, Alex Quayle compares the regard he holds for Manchester City with his new affection for Swansea City in the wake of two meetings between the clubs in the space of a week. Alex can be followed on twitter at @MisterQuayle.

In the 2011 Championship Playoff Final, as Reading scored their second goal of their comeback to …

My Second Team: Bohemians 1905

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in My Second Team | One Comment
My Second Team: Bohemians 1905

For a new series on The Two Unfortunates, we asked a range of regular and new contributors to provide their testimonies of supporting a ‘second’ or ‘other’ team. On first glance, such behaviour might seem to denote the epitome of glory hunting plasticity and a Janus-like tendency to hedge one’s bets in the most cynical way possible. However, the truth is that personal circumstances – a change of …

Are Clouds Beginning to Gather Once Again at Home Park?

Posted by on Aug 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | 16 Comments
Are Clouds Beginning to Gather Once Again at Home Park?

Having initially penned an epic two-parter in January 2012 about the travails of Plymouth Argyle as part of a short series of pieces on clubs in turmoil (which, for the record, featured alongside coverage of Coventry, Port Vale, Portsmouth and Preston North End) Roger Willis provided two updates in April 2012 and March 2014. A couple of years on, Roger returns to the scene to

TTU Go Predicting: A Club-by-Club League 1 Preview 2016-17

Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in Previews | No Comments
TTU Go Predicting: A Club-by-Club League 1 Preview 2016-17

Our League 1 preview this year is a joint effort between regular contributors Tom Furnival-Adams, a Coventry City supporter whose work has appeared in a host of organs including When Saturday Comes and The Guardian and Tom Bourne, the man we have called upon in the past to account for all things Port Vale. Each has taken 12 of the competing teams in the coming season’s third tier …

The Argument: In the TV Money Era, Don’t Forget the Matchgoing Fan

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in The Argument | No Comments
The Argument: In the TV Money Era, Don’t Forget the Matchgoing Fan

The latest in our series sees Terry Clague offer a short reminder to club owners as to which body of people has facilitated their ability to make money out of football in the first place. Terry has previously written for The Anfield Wrap and can be followed on twitter here.

As football and capitalism have developed in recent decades, the former seems to trace the latter’s trajectories, …

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