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Use your allusion

By | Barnet, League Two | No Comments

“Great leadership does not mean running away from reality. Sometimes the hard truths might just demoralize…But at other times sharing difficulties can inspire people to take action that will make the situation better.” John Kotter, Professor at Harvard Business School. For the third season in a row Barnet FC have…

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Mad Dog’s swift demise

By | League One, Notts County | No Comments

Life. You could be getting on with things as normal. Business as usual. Steady. Ticking on. Same old, same old. Then, all of a sudden, something happens so quickly that, once it’s taken place, you think “what just happened?” Like the time I was temping for a company many moons…

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Notts County strikers

On-form strikers propel Magpies…

By | League One, Notts County | No Comments

It’s been six weeks since that friendly against Juventus. You’d have been forgiven for thinking that Notts County would have slumped into apathy and discontent following that magical night in Turin, much like someone who’s just returned from a great holiday and has to report back to their miserable, mind-numbing…

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Tiles

By | League One, Notts County | No Comments

Tiles. ‘White, square, dull, bland, horrible tiles’. They are the reason Notts County have been trudging round the lower reaches of the league for many years now. I know – because the new boss says so. They are his own words quoted above. Martin ‘Mad Dog’ Allen scraped together enough…

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