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

Why Elliot Benyon should stay at Torquay United

The key to being a successful striker is having that knack of being in the right place at the right time. In Elliot Benyon, Torquay United have a striker who currently seems to be doing just that. With the vultures circling above the Gulls’ promising attacker, Shaun Murphy advises that he stays put at Plainmoor.

Currently enjoying the most productive spell of his career, with ten goals already this season, …

Can League Two produce another Martin O’Neill?

With the news of Martin O’Neill’s resignation as manager of Aston Villa still smouldering as it burns off the presses, one of the summer’s more surprising managerial developments has come to pass. While Villa are obviously outside the scope of this august publication, a comment made by Richard Bevan of the LMA has caught my attention. Bevan is quoted as follows in relation to O’Neill’s departure:

“He is a great

How memorable is your football club?

“Accrington Stanley? Who are they?”

Do you remember names quickly when you meet people for the second time? A decent memory is handy in that situation and if you possess one of those – plus a half-decent knowledge of the Football League – you would probably be pretty good at this little quiz:

After you’ve finished, you are presented with a lovely little table showing which clubs are the …

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