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Why Paul Ince Should Not Get Another Chance

WHAT now for Paul Ince? Probably another job. Somebody, somewhere, will see his name, remember that blood- stained bandage, and give him another shot.

Refund Fans Who Go To Called-Off Games

By Chris Dunlavy WHEN Charlton told Oxford that Tuesday’s rearranged FA Cup tie would “go ahead as planned”, you could have forgiven U’s supportersfor keeping hold of their cash. After all, Charlton said the same thing to Barnsley last weekend only for a ref to pitch up at 1pm and tell them the Valley was […]

Ince Axed As Blackpool Boss

By Craig Chisnall PAUL INCE has been shown the door as Blackpool boss after chairman Karl Oyston’s patience finally snapped. The former England international had been coming under increasing pressure after a run of nine defeats in ten matches, the latest of which was a depressing 2-0 defeat to bottom side Barnsley on Saturday. The 46-year-old was thought […]

Life Of Brian Is Happier At Home

By Chris Dunlavy CAR, apartment, a hefty contract and an adventure in far-flung Eastern Europe – it all seemed too good to be true when Brian Howard signed for Bulgarian outfit CSKA Sofia this summer. Unfortunately, it was. “They promised me everything,” says the 30-year-old midfielder, now back in England with Birmingham City. “They told […]

Why I won’t be next Owls boss

I THOUGHT I’d seen it all as a manager but this week has been a bit crazy. Four managers go in a weekend and then on Monday I was having discussions about being the Sheffield Wednesday manager. Milan Mandaric called me on Monday morning about helping him out at Hillsborough and I said it would […]

Tykes loan Jennings to MK Dons

MK DONS have signed Barnsley midfielder Dale Jennings on loan until January 5, 2014. Jennings spent time with with Liverpool as a youngster but his career really kicked off when he joined Tranmere Rovers in 2008. He went on to score six times in 29 games for Rovers and was subsequently signed by German giants […]

Where Are They Now? Blackburn Rovers 1974-75

Where Are They Now? Blackburn Rovers 1974-75 Third Division Champions KEN BEAMISH has clear memories of the game that was the pivotal point of Blackburn Rovers push to win promotion from the Third Division. It was February 15 and the visitors to Ewood Park were top-of-the-table Plymouth Argyle who had beaten second-placed Rovers  2-1 at […]

Rochdale boss Keith Hill – turning rough diamonds into gems

OLD Jack Walker may have been a saviour for Blackburn Rovers. But for Keith Hill, the millions that yielded Premiership glory also spelled the end of his top-flight ambitions. In 1991, Rovers finished 18th in the old Second Division and Hill, who had come through the ranks at Ewood Park, was a young centre-half homing […]

Sheffield United have got it right with Nigel

I’M really pleased Nigel Clough’s got back into management so quickly with Sheffield United. He had a messy departure from Derby, and he would have been very bitter about his treatment. And I know from experience that if you aren’t careful, that bitterness can consume you. Now, he hasn’t got time to dwell on what […]

Where Are They Now: Chesterfield 1996/97

CHESTERFIELD 1996-97 FA CUP SEMI-FINALISTS IT was one of the most controversial moments in FA Cup history when Chesterfield were crucially denied a place in the final. They were leading Middlesbrough 2-1 thanks to goals from Andy Morris and Sean Dyche with 21 minutes to go when Jon Howard’s shot crashed down off the cross […]

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