It’s coming up to that time of year once more. Games are running out, permutations are being permutated, bottoms are beginning to squeak.
The question on everyone’s lips ( well, Simon’s actually) is, who will fill the Play-Off places in the Conference ?
For those of you not acquainted with the lower echelons of English Professional Football ( or Soccer, if you really must), The Conference is the fifth tier of English football and the pinnacle of non-League. Each year, the winners gain automatic promotion to the promised land of the Football League with those finishing second to fifth playing-off for the right to join them.
All of which gives me the perfect opportunity to forsake my old habits and bring my SQL bang up-to-date. (more…)