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, …

The Future of Northampton Town Hangs in the Balance

Posted by on Nov 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | One Comment
The Future of Northampton Town Hangs in the Balance

If ever any of us were naà¯ve enough to think that football had gotten its financial house in order, the current predicament of Northampton Town FC is a salutary reminder of how bad things can get. Here, a supporter of the club who has asked to remain anonymous, expresses his feeling at the club’s current situation.

On the 16th November Northampton Town Football Club, established in 1897 and …

Football Cities: Southampton

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Football Cities | No Comments
Football Cities: Southampton

For the ninth part of our now long running Football Cities series, we are pleased to welcome Nick Roberts, trading by the moniker @Nick7_Roberts on twitter and possessor of a Southampton FC blog, The Itchen Perspective. Here, Nick shows how football club, city and community have intertwined in one of Britain’s major ports.

Upon reading BenWoolhead’s piece about Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, I was inspired to highlight another one …

Football Cities: Sheffield

Posted by on Oct 15, 2015 in Football Cities | 7 Comments
Football Cities: Sheffield

The fifth part of our Football Cities series sees John Leigh evoke Sheffield and it’s a post permeated by a fine sense of tradition – Sheffield is a classic two club city where the fortunes of its favourites are complicatedly intertwined. John is the author of Touchà©, a new book from Harvard University Press that, somewhat appropriately, looks at the history of duelling in literature while he has …

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