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[I meant to get this out before their final game on May 2nd, but with my rate of posting… So finally and belatedly] After only a one season dip Newcastle United are back to where they think that they belong… But this time things will be very, very different. A few weeks back I posed some questions for Teena (a friend of F&M) on her site Y I, Mum ? because sadly for Newcastle, they don’t have much time to dwell on celebration. Their preparations for next season have to be already under way before their championship title was even…

Portrait Of The Young Man.

Over in North America they have a pub-standard league known as the MLS, which until the arrival of a certain individual was ignored pretty much everywhere. Now this league differs in the way that some players are signed for the teams. It is based on one used in another league – the NFL – and this is a draft system. To shorthand it into one sentence: How this works is that new players are recruited from college soccer teams. So if you wanted to play in the MLS the route in first would be for you to get yourself into…

Voodoo Keegan (Slight Return)

Many of the songs posted here in the last couple of months have been courtesy of and a big thanks to Stu Davis who had the foresight all those years ago to purchase some CD’s and thusly helped me towards my quest to gather everything to do with the musical aspect of the beautiful game… It is a side that many of us wish didn’t exist but it does and this is why F&M is here to remind these people of these past deeds. There is one individual in this football and music jungle who’s name, as it does with…