On Saturday The Real Latics travelled to Brisbane Road to play Leyton Orient and won
2-1, last night (Tuesday) The Real Latics returned to the Capital this time to play Millwall at The
Unfortunately Millwall won 2-0. For the full match report, click here
In ten days time The Real Latics are back in London as they take on Brentford at Griffin
Two years My Football Club came into being where for £35, you could buy a stake into a
Football Club of their choice and have a chance to voice your opinions - from kits, team selection
- in fact own a share of the club.
The club My Football Club chose was Ebbsfleet United from the Blue Square conference.
After an exciting 3-2 victory over Arnold Town in the FA Cup extra Preliminary round
yesterday, Bardon Hill Sports FC FA Cup reward is an away trip to Coalville Town who themselves won
an exciting encounter, 3-2 against Barrow Town.
Click here for all of the FA Cup results, so far.
Since the beginning of August there has been a 'fun' game to select a 'team to follow'
in this year's FA Cup which begins tonight with the Extra Premliminary Round.
Due to an overwhelming number of votes (precisely NIL) it was down to the editor (ie me) to decide
the match number and therefore the team to follow, all the way to Wembley to the FA Cup Final next
Three teams we are following were in Carling Cup action this week, two won and one was
In the battle of the 'Hamptons,' South beat North 2-0, Ipswich won 4-2 on penalties after drawing
3-3 away at Shrewsbury and finally Notts County lost at home to Championship side, Doncaster
As I write this, the England team are flying back from Amsterdam after their 2-2 draw
Before Rio Ferdinand and Gareth Barry report back to their respective training grounds, I hope they
make a diversion to their local Specsavers for a couple of tests.
1) General eye-sight
2) Colour blindness
The 2009/10 Carling Cup kicked off last night as Leeds United beat Darlington at the
Darlington Arena, 1-0.
There is more Carling Cup action tonight and you can FOLLOW all the scores here.
For a full list of fixtures, click here.
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Back in July I wrote a post 'Teams to Watch out For' and after this weekend's round of
fixtures, here is an update:
Money Citeh do not start their season until next weekend, but they did beat Celtic 2-1 yesterday at
This lunchtime, Ipswich lost away at Coventry 2-1 in the Championship.
The REAL LATICS kick off their League One season at Boundary Park this afternoon
against Stockport County.
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To acknowlege Fulham's 2nd season in European Football - totty rules.
Tonight, Fulham play hosts at Craven Cottage to FC Vetra of Lithuania in attempt to qualify for the
Europa League outright.
Fulham's continued passage should be guaranteed. They lead 3-0 from the first leg.
I was struggling to find something to write about today until I came across this.
Bolton Wanderers used Virgin Trains to take them to Edinburgh for their pre-season match against
Scottish Premier side Hearts.
All was well - £4,000 was paid in June for the travel - the players and staff lined up at the
station to board the train, only to discover some of their seats had been taken.
Martin Allen, manager of League Two Cheltenham Town, completed a 72 mile bike ride on
Sunday morning in order to raise funds for the cash-strapped club.
Allen set off at 6.30am from his home in Maidenhead and arrived at the Abbey Business Stadium
(Cheltenham's ground), in time to get into the dug-out to watch his side play a friendly against
Premiership new-boys, Birmingham City.
On Friday August 14th, the FA Cup, the greatest domestic Cup competition in the world,
kicks off with over 400 teams taking part in the extra premliminary round dreaming that come May
2010 they might be one of the teams walking out at 'the home of football.'
For a bit of fun, I want to do a 'Road to Wembley' feature where I am inviting you (via the
comments section) to pick a number between 1 - 203.
After watching the Reading v Chelsea friendly yesterday which ended in a 2-2 draw, my
attention turned the The Emirates Cup tournament being held at The Emirates Stadium.
I missed the first game between Rangers and PSG which Rangers won 1-0, but I saw the last hour or
so of Arsenal v Atletico Madrid.
To Elsie (Sir Bobby's wife) and to Sir Bobby's family and friends, please accept my
condolences and condolences of my readers for your sad loss and I know there are thousands of blogs
in cyberspace expressing their feelings of sorrow to you right now.
The Mail Online has reproduced Sir Bobby's last written column and for me I think it is