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Commentary on the management of over 160 English football clubs by Dr John Beech, winner of the FSF Writer of the Year Award 2009/10 Twitter: @JohnBeech Curator of Scoop.it! Football Finance

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Pompey – the turning point?

Posted on November 20, 2012

I’ve not blogged recently on the Pompey basket case.  Not because there wasn’t much happening, but rather because there has been almost too much happening to stop and take a coherent view.  In fact, the last time I posted was back in March 2011, when I commented “Portsmouth City Football Club Ltd. is dead – […]

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Posted in Community, Fans, Insolvency, Ownership, Points deduction, Sanctions, Stadium, Trusts | 3 Comments »

Deconstructing Peter Lorimer

Posted on May 15, 2012

Peter Lorimer’s thoughts on fans being on the boards of football clubs (1) were, at least as reported by the BBC, somewhat confusing and even confused. Certainly his assertion that he does not envisage a member of the Supporters Trust having a place on the Leeds United board is hardly a surprise given the way […]

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Posted in Benefactors, Investors, Ownership, Trusts | 4 Comments »

The chronic case of Crystal Palace

Posted on January 27, 2010

Chronic, that is, in the medical sense – meaning an illness over a long period of time. The fact that they were forced into Administration yesterday (1) is certainly an outcome of recent pressures, but the club had been under financial pressure for, well, since the nineties and the Ron Noades era.  Next ‘benefactor’ was […]

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Posted in Benefactors, Debts, Insolvency | Leave a Comment »

 
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