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

Reading deserve the glory but forget the £100million goal

Ian Harte’s ball in. Mikele Leigertwood’s side-foot finish. The goal that gave Reading a 1-0 victory over Nottingham Forest last night. A goal that meant thousands of Royals fans ended up on the pitch carrying Leigertwood off it on their shoulders. That goal meant Reading were promoted to the Premier League. But that’s not enough for some people…


Instead, Leigertwood’s goal was quickly labelled “a £100million goal”, because promotion to …

What I want from my football club – Part 3: The Watford way

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 two Watford supporters. Are the Vicarage Road club one of the

What I want from my football club – Part 2: The East Midlands

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 Nottingham Forest, Derby County, Leicester City and Notts County supporters.


Nottingham

A rant against goal line technology (and modern football)

Although not an issue focused solely on the Football League, the hot topic is once again the introduction of goal-line technology. It seems inevitable now, but my air is one of resignation rather than anticipation. I’ve written about this before, but perhaps it bears repeating.


Yesterday, Tottenham Hotspur managed to get themselves into such a situation that the ball was millimetres from crossing their goal line. Today, the quote …

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