Author Archives: Mark Carruthers

About Mark Carruthers

An aspiring North East based journalist, Mark has experience working with Evo-Stik Northern Premier League club Blyth Spartans, as well as writing for Northumberland based newspaper the News Post Leader. Mark also has written for a number of other publications including the Football Pink and Non-League Daily.

LAUDRUP COULD BE A MASTERSTROKE BY SWANS

Whenever a Premier League team lose a manager to another club the same old names are normally banded about as a replacement. Alan Curbishley will be linked with any job going, up and coming young managers like Brighton’s Gus Poyet … Continue reading

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APPARENTLY THERE’S A CUP FINAL TOMORROW

Before I go into a bit of a rant I’d like to bring up two memories from my childhood that as football fans (I presume) you will be able to relate to. Saturday 30th January 1988 and I took my … Continue reading

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BORO AT THE CROSSROADS

There have been some seminal moments in the recent history of Middlesbrough Football Club. Who can forget the entertaining side produced by Bryan Robson featuring the White Feather Fabrizio Ravenelli, disco dancing Brazilian midfielder Emerson and the little maestro who … Continue reading

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PEPS LEGACY STANDS BARCA IN GOOD STEAD

“Més que un Club” or “More than a Club” is the rather bold motto of one of the giants of World Football, Barcelona. If any week has proven that the extremes of football are extenuated then it has been this … Continue reading

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SUNDAY LEAGUE TO SUPER SUNDAY: The Rise and Rise of Nigel Adkins

There are managers in the Championship who have taken charge of big Premier League clubs in the past; there are some who have had glittering playing careers on both the domestic and international scene; there are those who have formed … Continue reading

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BATTLING THROUGH THE DARKNESS

Throughout the 2011/12 season there were many joyous moments for football fans around the country. Whether it be the success of Swansea in translating their fantastic brand of passing football from Championship to Premiership with consummate ease or the intriguing … Continue reading

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