the urge to merge
When Two Remain Two: A Potted History of Failed Football Club Mergers
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.
b teams: just say no
We Spoke To The ‘Against League 3’ Campaign About The Failed First Season of the Checkatrade Trophy
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.
The Magic of the Cup
How Magic Was the FA Cup Third Round?
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.