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Thomas Richardson
Big Newcastle United fan but even bigger fan of anything about the beautiful game. Englishman living in Scotland and currently taking plenty of stick for it. Best football moment Gaza celebration Euro 96, worst Kevin Keegan rant 95/96 season and eventual outcome.

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Its My Team
Newcastle United 2013/14 Review: A Beacon Of Hope Into A Season Of Shambles
12:04 Friday 16th May 2014

Newcastle fan Thomas Richardson looks back at the 2013/14 season and offers his suggestions on what chances could be made for next season, do you agree with his suggestions? It's fair to say that the 2013-2014 season is not likely to be remembered…

With Promotion Secured Can Wolves Follow Southampton Back Into The Premier League?
09:49 Friday 2nd May 2014

A year is a long time in football and barely twelve months ago, the fortunes of Wolverhampton Wanderers football club could not have looked bleaker. Relegation from the Premier League led to the appointment of Stale Solbakken as the manager,…

Why Relegation Would Cap A Dismal Year For Tranmere Rovers
10:00 Thursday 10th April 2014

Former Norwich City boss, Ken Brown, famously remarked after a poor run of form that “with our luck, one of our players must be bonking a witch”.For Tranmere Rovers fans, their team facing the threat of relegation back into the bottom division…

Why Southampton's Journey Through The Leagues Should Inspire League One & Two
12:12 Friday 28th March 2014

Thomas Richardson takes a look at the recent history of Premier League side Southampton and how other clubs around the country could learn a thing or two.

Premier League
Why Premier League Academies Are Strangling The Lifeblood Of The Game
19:49 Thursday 20th March 2014

Locked away in the vaults of the Premier League's official site is one of the most intriguing documents you will find about the state of British football; it is the Premier League's official Youth Development Rules, updated for the 2013/14…

League One
The Effect of the ITV Digital Collapse on Lower League Football
16:10 Wednesday 12th March 2014

Last week, I examined the real reason why cash, even at the lower professional levels, is an absolute fundamental in the game (you can find that article here). The success of a team at this level has never depended more so upon how much money…

Why Cash is King in League One and Two
12:51 Thursday 27th February 2014

How much money do clubs in the Football League need to push for promotion or to even survive, Thomas Richardson takes a look.

League One
Backlogged and Waterlogged at Crawley Town
15:59 Wednesday 19th February 2014

It has been a relatively easy month so far if you are a Crawley Town player, as since their 2-2 draw at promotion-chasing Rotherham on the 25th January, John Gregory's Red Devils have failed to play a single competitive game.

League One
League One & Two Previewed – The Games That Matter This Weekend
11:43 Friday 7th February 2014

There are some big games at both ends of the table in League One and Two this weekend and in this special preview Thomas Richardson will take a look at some of the more intriguing clashes in each division.