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

From Sao Paulo to Southend: The Football League boys from Brazil


Sometimes I manage to convince myself that football no longer holds any real element of surprise. That everything has been done, or at least that the sparkle has faded in some way and been replaced by cynicism. And at the final moment, just when all seems to be lost, it saves itself. The story begins.
Brazil. The land of blue, green and gold. As in the flag, as in the…

Falmer in sight as Seagulls take flight

Posted by on Jul 13, 2010 in Brighton, The Seventy Two | No Comments

Life has been tough for Brighton & Hove Albion over the past fifteen years.

Their presence in the Football League under the stewardship of Gus Poyet may be stable today, but the club have endured a difficult recent period both on and off the pitch.

It started horrifically. Relegated from the old second division in the 1995/96 season, Brighton racked up consecutive 23rd place finishes in the fourth tier to …