Plans to merge two football clubs are rarely popular and tend to founder, often in the face of overwhelming fan opposition. Here, we revisit some of the grand alliances that never came to pass.
Fearing that the Checkatrade Trophy was merely a dry run for introducing B teams to the lower leagues, the ‘Against League 3’ campaign organised a boycott. We spoke to them about the failures of the competition.
How magic was this season's FA Cup third round? We've looked at some of the ties that promised significant cupsets and assessed their magical output.