THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

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Events will be held on issues including the participation and representation of women, homophobia and the involvement of ethnic minorities

Clubs are not even sticking to the most basic pledge on better facilities for disabled fans and the issue is more complex than silly adding wheelchair spaces

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Secretary of state Sajid Javid has announced he will not be calling in planning application for the Dons’ new stadium

The National League South club are finding a new way to change ownership models within football

Areas used by community trust will be sold on to property developers

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8 September ~ Millwall were dealt a blow last night after Lewisham Council voted to approve a controversial compulsory purchase order (CPO) of land around the Den, which would see it bought by property developers.

You could play at St George’s Park, plus T-shirts and hoodies are available

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Bolton Wanderers’ Kenny Davenport was revealed to have scored the historic goal

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30 August ~ A plaque commemorating the scorer of the first League goal in world football has been made but now needs a home. It was originally thought that the first Football League goal had been an own goal by Aston Villa’s Gershom Cox but research a few years ago by sports writer Mark Metcalf and Robert Boyling revealed that kick-off in that match had been delayed, meaning the accolade actually belonged to former Bolton Wanderers player Kenny Davenport, who scored the opening goal in his team's 6-3 loss to Derby County.

Venky’s have owned Rovers since November 2010

16 August ~ Blackburn Rovers fans have launched a petition demanding that the FA investigate the running of their club. Since the Indian poultry processing company Venky’s took over Rovers in November 2010 the club have gone from mid-table in the Premier League to bottom of the Championship. With reported debts now around £100 million, supporters have had enough of owners who they say refuse to communicate with either fans or staff. 

Former Aston Villa striker won Goal of the Season in 1992-93

15 August ~ Former Aston Villa striker Dalian Atkinson has reportedly died after being shot with a Taser by police in Telford. Atkinson, who was 48 years old, also played for Ipswich Town, Sheffield Wednesday, Real Sociedad and Fenerbahce. His brilliant solo goal for Aston Villa against Wimbledon on October 2, 1992 won Match of the Day’s Goal of the Season competition.

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11 August ~ Last season Wolves supporters were stuck in a state of apathy. Then over summer Fosun, a Chinese investment group, efficiently and professionally completed their takeover, transforming the mood among the fanbase.