Author Archives: Stephen Tall

Stephen was Editor (and Co-Editor) of Liberal Democrat Voice from 2007 to 2015, and writes at The Collected Stephen Tall. He writes a fortnightly column for ConservativeHome and 'The Underdog' column for Total Politics magazine. He edited the 2013 publication, The Coalition and Beyond: Liberal Reforms for the Decade Ahead, and is a Research Associate for the liberal think-tank CentreForum. He was awarded the inaugural Lib Dem ‘Blogger of the Year’ prize in 2006, was a councillor for eight years in Oxford, including a year as Deputy Lord Mayor, and appears frequently in the media in person, in print and online. Stephen combines his political interests with his professional life as Development Director for the Education Endowment Foundation, though writes here in a personal capacity.

LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: how it stands after Week 37

Congratulations to Mark Finney, whose Aston Villarreal (2,218 points) lead the LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League after the penultimate gameweek, number 37. But it’s close at the top – fewer than 20 points separate the top three, with Mark Widdop and Edward Douglas having made up ground. Sunday marks the final day of the season. Who will emerge triumphant? We’ll know by the end of the day…

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There are 219 players in total.

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LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: how it stands after Week 35

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LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: how it stands after Week 33

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LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: how it stands after Week 30

There’s no change at the top as we enter the final quarter of the season, with Edward Douglas’s Use Your Ed and Mark Finney’s Aston Villarreal continuing to lead the pack, both having topped 1,700 points. But still fewer than 50 points separate the top 10 so it’s anyone’s league.

(To be clear, by the way, my name is highlighted below only because it’s a screengrab from my laptop. I’m not in any way trying to draw attention to the fact I’m in the top 5. Perish the thought…)

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LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: how it stands after Week 29

Congratulations to Edward Douglas, whose Use Your Ed (1,650 points) lead the LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League after Week 29, just ahead of the two Marks, Finney (1,636) and Widdop (1,625).

Oh, and as it may not happen again, ever, I’m going to lead a round of applause for the 10th placed team this week. That’s, erm, me, just sneaking on to the leaders’ board.

ldv 29

There are 219 players in total.

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LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: how it stands after Week 28

Congratulations to Edward Douglas, whose Use Your Ed lead the LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League after Week 28, just ahead of Mark Finney’s Aston Villarreal and Simon Stokes’ Back of the Net.

But let’s also hear it for three players outside the top 10: Guy Burton (Hackney Marsh 2nd XI) was Manager of the Month for February, closely followed by James Ludley (Ludley’s Line-up) and Ashley Wilkes (Le Saux Solid Crew).

LDV wk 29

There are 219 players in total and you can still join the league by clicking here.

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LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: how it stands after Week 25

There’s no change at the top of the table, with Mark Widdop’s Midtable Obscurity (1,445 points) continuing to lead the LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League after Week 25, just ahead of Paul Revell’s Sock Monsters (1,435) and Edward Douglas’s Use Your Ed (1,424).

But let’s also hear it for a couple of players outside the top 10: James Ludley’s Ludley’s Line-up had the best week’s performance, with 94 points, with Andrew Wiseman’s Wiseman Wanderers not far behind on 87 points.

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There are 219 players in total and you can still join the league …

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