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Port Vale FC. No Pyro, No Party. Detroit, Biddulph, Berlin : A Techno Alliance. North Staffs Junglists. Militant Liberal & Georgist.

No al Calcio Moderno – Selling Your Soul

Over one hundred years of tradition melted away for a quick buck… I can only imagine what many true Cardiff City Football fans must be thinking at this moment. Here’s some friendly advice… NOT ONE MORE PENNY! Advertisements

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Interesting documentary made by Ultras Dynamo Kyiv about the detrimental effects of growing commercialism on both the domestic and international supporter scene… Source –

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Photo: No al Calcio Moderno

This months No al Calcio Moderno photo attempts the world record for most amount of cretins in just one shot… If they had managed to get a full frontal of Michel Platini in the frame, such photo would not be deemed … Continue reading

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Would you go to these lengths for your team? If not, why not?!

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Vale Park, 1979 : Super Eight Footage

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Alternative Tourism #2 – The Cypriot exclave of Erenköy / Κόκκινα – A glimpse into one of Europe’s last disputed territories.

Okay, so it’s time for the second instalment of alternative tourism chronicling the strangest, ‘off the beaten path’ landmarks that I have witnessed on my travels. Following on directly from the ethos of the first post, I plan for this … Continue reading

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Take me home… Willows Road. The end of 110 years of Salford history.

One could be forgiven for challenging my purported love of all things Rugby League and Salford RLFC by pointing out a distinct absence of articles or postings over the year since the formation of this blog. There is a distinct … Continue reading

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