Premier League B Team dream threatens the integrity of the Football League

According to recent reports, some of the Premier League’s biggest clubs are attracted by the idea of placing B teams in the Football League, an idea inspired by Spain, where Barcelona and Real Madrid field reserve teams in the Segunda División (second tier). From the … Continue reading

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After the Flood – Derby County 5 Nottingham Forest 0

It’s hard to know what to say about a result as historic, as comprehensive, as seismic as Saturday’s.  Several other bloggers commemorated it very well with their instant reaction, the local and national media did their thing in recording the facts … Continue reading

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Forest preview – interview for Seat Pitch blog

Forest blog Seat Pitch asked me the following questions ahead of tomorrow – the answers are reprinted here for those who may find it impossible to visit a Forest blog on point of principle!  Although it must be said that … Continue reading

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Nottingham Forest preview with Seat Pitch blog

Well, here we go again… If you’re anything like me, you’ll already be getting a few butterflies about Saturday.  I was thinking about writing some kind of preview, when I received a tweet from Forest blog Seat Pitch, asking if … Continue reading

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Burnley preview piece with Clarets Mad blog

Tony Scholes, the editor of Clarets Mad, was good enough to answer a few questions on Burnley for me ahead of 2nd vs 3rd on Saturday (and who would have predicted that…) DCB: Firstly, well done on beating Forest, in … Continue reading

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