Coventry City – hard work but little progress

Coventry City supporters have had to watch on this season as what seems like the whole of the West Midlands does battle in the Premier League. The Sky Blues used to be a mainstay in the top flight but this is a long time ago now. On Saturday, they travelled down the motorway to Leicester…


Ahead of the 80th league meeting between Leicester City and Coventry City, Sven-Goran Eriksson trotted …

The best that the Championship has to offer

It should go without saying but it seems worth re-enforcing that it would be difficult for any casual viewer to see every Football League team in action over the course of a season. Of the three divisions, the Championship certainly receives the most coverage but even this can be a devil to keep track of.

Things are made even trickier these days given the revolving door of short-term loan signings …

Football League bloggers round-up #2 – January 29th 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 second of these regular round-ups features posts from Zonal Marking, European Football Weekends, A United View On Football, Gib Football Show and The Two Unfortunates.

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

Leon Best: an apology


Dear Leon Best.

Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry.

Kind Regards,
The Seventy Two.


I have been wrong about a lot of things this season. A hell of a…

The 72 interviews: Sky Sports presenter David Jones

When you turn on your television and tune in for some live Football League coverage, the chances are that you will see Sky Sports presenter David Jones beaming back at you. David was kind enough to devote some time to talk, both about his career and the Football League in general, with The Seventy Two…

One of the reasons I set up this site is that I get the sense

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