The Monday Profile: Paul Scally

Posted by on Sep 25, 2011 in The Monday Profile | One Comment
The Monday Profile: Paul Scally
Having insisted in July that Gillingham’s budget should provide enough wherewithal to challenge for promotion this year, the early signs have been encouraging for chairman Paul Scally. Saturday’s 3-1 victory over Burton Albion was comfortably earned and Danny Kedwell, uprooted from AFC Wimbledon with the promise of a return to his native Kent, scored twice to take his tally for the season to four.The Gills sit sixth in

The Monday Profile: Andy Hughes

Posted by on Sep 19, 2011 in The Monday Profile | 2 Comments
In last week’s profile of Joe Bennett, I ruminated on the nature of the attacking full back and although we have no intention of focusing the Monday Profile on archetypes alone, this third study of September again concentrates on a boilerplate figure.

For Andy (like Mr. Cole, seemingly now known as Andrew) Hughes is surely the epitome, the quintessence, the very embodiment of that well known footballling

The Monday Profile: Joe Bennett

Posted by on Sep 12, 2011 in The Monday Profile | 3 Comments
One of the chief hazards of being a good attacking full back is inordinate expectation. Take that hogger of Autumn 2010 column inches, Gareth Bale – so impressive were his performances that Harry Redknapp thought he’d give him a go further forward – that trio of strikes in the Giuseppe Meazza had led us to believe that he might somehow be ‘wasted’ in a mere defensive role and that bendy

The Monday Profile: Shaun Miller

Posted by on Sep 5, 2011 in The Monday Profile | 6 Comments

Shaun Miller’s brace in Crewe’s impressive 3-1 victory at home to Oxford was the latest notable performance from the Alsager-born striker, who is steadily gaining a reputation as one of the best strikers in the lower two divisions of the Football League. Building on his career-best 19 goals last season alongside Clayton Donaldson, Miller has now taken the role of main striker with aplomb, scoring 4 times already this season. …

The Monday Profile: Kieran Agard

Posted by on Aug 29, 2011 in The Monday Profile | No Comments


This week’s Monday Profile comes from our Yeovil previewer Ben Barrett, whose writings can usually be found at http://barrettsportswriting.webs.com/.

Browsing through the BBC Sport pages, you quickly learn that there really have been a lot of comings and goings this summer. Some, like Aguero and Nasri, attract worldwide media attention. Others, such as those who join clubs in League 1 or 2, get a few words and a picture, …

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