The BBC is at it again!
Following Wednesday’s piece about Hereford FC, the successor club to the defunct Hereford United, the BBC has now produced a more wide-ranging article.
This really interesting piece focuses on a number of English clubs that went to the wall, and which were succeeded by ‘Phoenix’ clubs.
Each tale is a sorry one. However, no one tries to pretend that when the end came it wasn’t anything but THE END.
The people quoted are all quite open about wanting to recapture something of the essence/ glory/ magic of the old dead club and in a couple of cases feel a sense of continuity with it.
But no one tries to insult the intelligence of readers by saying that the ‘Phoenix’ is the same as…
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