Winners and Losers of the calendar year (2010)

As any supporter knows, the football season runs from summer to summer, however I felt as we approach the end of 2010 that it would be interesting to take a look at how well clubs have done over the calendar year. This stuff is obviously totally irrelevant when it comes to handing out trophies or deciding promotion or relegation but […]

Danny Dichio

Oooh! Danny Dichio In my opinion Major League Soccer takes quite a lot of unfair stick in the British press. It often faces critisism on grounds of being “too American”, “overcommercialised” and “supporting the awful franchise system.” On the first count, of being too American, it’s going to be difficult to avoid. It is of course, overcommericalised, but so is […]

Serie B

Serie B may have lost giants Juventus, Genoa and Napoli to Serie A and Hellas Verona to Serie C1 but there’s still a lot of interesting clubs competing in the Italian second flight. Four teams were promoted to Serie B replacing Hellas Verona (who finished fifth bottom and lost what the Italians call a play-out to Spezia), Arezzo, Crotone and […]

Borough United Football Club

The first Welsh club to get past the first round of a European tie weren’t Cardiff City. They also weren’t Swansea, or Wrexham, Newport County, Bangor City or Merthyr Tydfil. They were the little known club from North Wales, Borough United. Despite being a Cardiff City supporter for about fifteen years, and spending much of my time reading about Welsh […]