Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner…
The following is from a bunch of Northerners
“Patience is a rarity in football yet the clubs who build slowly and carefully are those that make the most progress over the long haul. There is no better example than Charlton Athletic, now battling for the fourth place Champions League spot. Just compare their steady rise to the sorry plight of nearish neighbours West Ham, Crystal Palace and the club formerly known as Wimbledon FC.”
I was going to say “No comment”, but possibly an even better example of a fans-built club is AFC Wimbledon
, the successors of Franchise Milton Keynes, “the club formerly known as Wimbledon FC”. Established by true fans of their local club, the Dons
have seen their club score 150+
goals, stay undefeated in their league and win promotion
from the Combined Counties League with bigger gates than the commercial enterprise who are going to get relegated in order to allow a supermarket to be built.
Yep, money can’t buy happiness. Probably.
Power To The People! And the News of the Screws.
Which leads nicely to an astonishing twist in the continuing media saga of the Beckhams' private lives. Victoria, the mother of their two children, says, “I slept with David Beckham
This week London bade farewell to the Concorde
as the supersonic aircraft was transported through central London on a specialist barge. The plane, which was bound for the Museum of Flight in East Lothian, began its voyage on Tuesday when the barge sailed along the Thames through London. There’s a nice picture of it passing the Houses of Parliament here