Archive for July, 2007

Trust says “We’ll romp it!”

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

With pre-season preparations complete – three wins (including one against SPL club Kilmarnock), a draw against Dundee United and a defeat on astroturf to Conference North side Southport, whose third goal was scored by one of the Rovers players they had borrowed for the match – the conversation while the Trust board arrived for their regular get-together last night was extremely positive.

Not only do we think the team are playing football good enough to get off to a flying start, one board member (who will remain anonymous just in case it all blows up in our faces) was very bold with his expectations for the league campaign, announcing to anyone who would listen that “we’ll romp the league this season!”

Fingers crossed, eh Blair?

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Can football save the planet?

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

I think I know the answer to that one already, but every little helps!

BBC SPORT | Football | Can football save the planet?

Strange how a new job makes the minister change his mind

Monday, July 16th, 2007

Gerry SutcliffeThe Guardian’s David Conn writes about the backbencher who campaigned for an independent regulator for football, but no longer sees the need for one now that he’s become Minister for Sport. Conn argues that the issues that so concerned Gerry Sutcliffe when he tabled his bill as a backbencher have far from gone away…

Guardian Unlimited: Sport blog: Strange how a new job makes the minister change his mind