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Leyton Orient drop into non-league with their future uncertain

May 25, 2014 appeared to be a minor blip for Leyton Orient. A surprisingly good season, the club’s best in 32 years, culminated in an agonising defeat on penalties to Rotherham in the League One play-off final. Soon after, long-standing owner Barry Hearn sold up to wealthy Italian Francesco Becchetti. ‘We’re going to be the […]

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Around Europe: Leipzig for Europe?

How do you experience football from four of Europe’s top leagues from the comfy spot of your sofa and it only taking 20 minutes of your time? You come and read the Behind the Goal weekly European review. Our European globetrotter Daniel Statham brings you the best, and the worst from the European action. There’s […]


Match of the month: The Dockyard Derby

A derby in name only, fans of both teams would argue that there is only one derby for them. Portsmouth’s is their M27 rivals Southampton, whereas Plymouth’s is their divisional rivals (and our writers Ollie’s team) Exeter. Portsmouth fan and our writer Daniel Statham was at Fratton Park on Good Friday to give you an […]

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Six of the best: Premier League signings 2016-17

Another season in the Premier League is drawing to a close, and with that we can start to rack our brains and take a look at who’ve been the best additions made by clubs over the season. So we will… Idrissa Gana Gueye – (Everton, £7.1m) After being a regular during Aston Villa’s dreadful and at […]

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Match of the month: Poole Town vs Weymouth

The Dorset rivals, now playing in different divisions, are reunited for an FA Trophy 3rd qualifying round clash. Ollie Heptinstall was at Tatnam on Saturday for ‘El Jurassico’   Such has been AFC Bournemouth’s meteoric rise to the Premier League, neighbouring Poole Town’s success has somewhat slipped under the radar. The Dolphins, under the shrewd […]

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Friday Flutter: Liverpool to run rampant again

Welcome back folks, as I said the other day it feels so weird sitting down and writing again. But, the Friday Flutter has always been my favourite piece to scribe, my name is Daniel Statham, and I am here to try and earn you a little extra pocket money, some extra beer tokens, some wonga.  […]

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Around Europe: FC Basel are dominating

It’s been a while since I’ve sat down and watched and mused around on Yahoo’s European pages due to Internet issues. But, it’s great to be back, and it’s fantastic to see that Europe’s leagues are really starting to hot up. In case you don’t know, or maybe because it’s been a while, my name […]