Yann Kermorgant – Charlton Athletic’s wild card comes good

“I think he is a bit of a wild card for us and that he will do very well in the English game” – A brilliant quote that manages to capture so much in just 23 words.


These were the words Nigel Pearson, Leicester City manager both then and now, used to describe Yann Kermorgant just over 18 months ago. Within days, the Frenchman had proven himself as a wild …

Charlton Athletic 1 Sheffield Wednesday 1: Clinton claims a point

Not so long ago, The Valley was a “difficult place to go”. And, as with all other instances of this cliché, there was no magic formula at play other than the fact that Charlton Athletic had constructed a tidy side with a nice line in bringing the big boys down to earth.

More recently, The Valley has been a pretty easy place to go. Now one of the stalwarts of

The Seventy Two Unfortunates Football League season preview

The Seventy Two has joined forces with fellow Football League blog The Two Unfortunates, not to mention fans of all 72 clubs in the Football League, to bring you a full 108-page season preview.

Click on the image below to read online or click here to download the PDF.

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Football League bloggers round-up #3 – February 16th 2011


It’s time for The Seventy Two’s third round-up of the best posts (that I have found) on the subject of Football League clubs over the past fortnight. A bit of a bumper selection on this occasion, which will hopefully become the norm. Feel free to post anything excellent that I’ve missed in the Comments section.


The Equaliser1940s Month: Bob Jackson’s Pompey


Swiss RambleA Tale of Bristol

Football League bloggers round-up #1 – January 14th 2011

Every fortnight during 2011, The Seventy Two will round up the best football writing about clubs in the Championship, League One and League Two on other blogs across the world wide web. The first of these regular round-ups features posts from Magic Spongers, A United View, The Real FA Cup, European Football Weekends and The Two Unfortunates.

The aim with future round-ups will be to feature more club-specific blogs so …

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