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.

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Five Stars: Oldham Athletic’s best players in the 21st century

Oldham Athletic are next in line for the Five Stars treatment. Craig Worswick has selected five legends and each one provides an interesting story. Oldham spent time in the Premier League in the early 1990s, but their fans can be thankful that their subsequent fall from grace has been populated by some genuinely fascinating heroes.


David Eyres

The Liverpool-born winger only arrived on the football scene at the age of …

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 …

A glimpse into the future of Oldham Athletic


Halfway through the season. Halfway up, or down, League One. Things could be better for Oldham Athletic, having started the season in superb form. But things could also be much worse, as demonstrated by what is currently an uncertain long-term future. Oldham regular Neil Tague offers an insight into what lies ahead at Boundary Park.


The fiery Scot…

As the league succumbed to a shocking outbreak of what some are …

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