Macclesfield Town: Down but not deserted

Those of you who have followed the site recently will have read the thoughts of Macclesfield Town supporter Kieran Knowles ahead of D-Day at the foot of League Two. Sadly, Macc didn’t pull through and will kick off next season as a non-league club. Kieran offers his final thoughts on his side’s slide out of The Seventy Two…


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What I want from my football club – Part 4: Basement boys

The Seventy Two has canvassed the opinion of several Football League writers from a variety of different clubs to ask one simple question: what do you want from your football club? Given around 300 words to play with, there were numerous responses so we will be looking at a cross-section every day this week, continuing with the thoughts of supporters of four clubs who have spent 2011/12 towards the bottom

Fat ladies and fairy lights at Macclesfield Town

There are gripping battles at the top and bottom of every division in the Football League, but the most apocalyptic is always the scramble to climb clear of the foot of League Two. Macclesfield Town have been plunging towards the precipice for a number of months, meaning it’s now or never for the Silkmen to string a couple of wins together and save their Football League status. Kieran Knowles reports.

Delving deeper: Attempting to analyse League Two

Deeper down in the Football League, writes Aaron Smith from The Washbag, there are no Opta stats or endless TV analysis of every minutiae covering completed passes, interceptions, animated shot graphics and tactical analysis to name but a few. Unless a full 90 minute video of all games was available to analyse, and even then the time to waste, we’ve only really got our eyes and the Press Association

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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