Early Doors knows it has stuck up for them in the past, but it sees a growing body of evidence suggesting that foreign owners can be a menace.
The merest mention of Tom Hicks, Thaksin Shinawatra or Those Guys Who Bought Derby can cause palpitations among many fans, while next week we may see a foreign businessman get a club relegated without ever buying them.
While in the process of trying to purchase Birmingham, Carson Yeung made it abundantly clear that he didn't think much of Steve Bruce.
Yeung never sealed the deal, but Brucey still bolted for Wigan, since which time things have gone seriously downhill at St Andrew's. So seriously that Radhi Jaidi is now their most effective attacker.
Of course, some foreign owners are fine. Mainly those who, like the Glazers or (Confessions Of A) Randy Lerner, seem to have forgotten they ever bought the club.
But as soon as they start trying to make the big decisions instead of just bankrolling them, disaster is rarely far away.
Which brings ED to Milan Mandaric, a trailblazer with nearly a decade under his belt undermining men in the dugout, and who has now overseen Leicester City's relegation to League One.
During seven years at Portsmouth, Mandaric went through Alan Ball, Bob McNab, Tony Pulis, Steve Claridge, Graeme Rix, Harry Redknapp, Velimir Zajec, Alain Perrin and Joe Jordan before deciding that in fact he liked Redknapp after all.
After moving to Crisp Packet Cul-de-sac, Mandaric became even more prolific. In less than a year he went from Rob Kelly to Nigel Worthington to Martin Allen to Gary Megson to Ian Holloway with no fewer than five co-caretakers thrown in for good measure.
That is considerably more managers than the six who guided the Foxes in the 31 years between 1946 and 1977. Not so coincidentally, the same period contained their longest unbroken spell in the top flight and saw them play in three FA Cup finals and the UEFA Cup.
Of course, there is a bit of a chicken-and-egg about this point; are the managers secure because they are successful, or successful because they are secure?
But screw the philosophy - Mandaric has shanked Leicester, big time, and should henceforth be banned from running anything bigger than a kebab van.
Leicester's relegation also denies them East Midlands derbies against Nottingham Forest and, er, Derby; a deadly three-way rivalry much overlooked by anyone west of Swadlincote or east of Melton Mowbray.
Nonetheless, it is a feud so bitter that it makes Stalin and Trotsky look like Ant and Dec; and that one ended with a pickaxe in the side of somebody's head.
(The Commies, not the loveable Geordie entertainers - although that partnership also has to fall apart at some stage, right?)
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It seems Stoke fans were able to sit through 4,140 minutes of football as they moved to the brink of promotion, but found that extra 30 seconds of stoppage time all too much and took the the field en masse with their last game of the season still in progress.
Nobody seemed to mind too much that the club's moment of glory was being jeopardised by several hundred spotty youths and a bloke dressed as Mr Blobby, but the ramifications could have been serious.
Beitar Jerusalem were recently docked six points (two this season, four next) after their fans invaded the pitch to celebrate their imminent league title.
The incident prompted club owner Arkady Gaydamak to describe the culprit as "idiot bastards", adding: "It's my club, not theirs."
A similar penalty for Stoke could have seen them plunged into playoff hell, but thankfully their indiscretion was fairly minor.
Certainly not a patch on Roma fans in 2001, who ran onto the pitch in their thousands, 85 minutes into a game against Parma, to celebrate winning Serie A.
Not only was the game still going, play had to be held up for 20 minutes after the players were stripped to their underpants by souvenir-hungry scavengers.
Roma then traipsed back to the dressing room in their y-fronts, put on some more kit and finished the game.
One overzealous tifoso even tried to debag Parma's Lilian Thuram, who managed to ward off any potential assailants with a glare that said in no uncertain terms: "I will kill you with my bare hands."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY: "Sav is a fantastic boy and ever since he left the dressing room has gone awfully quiet ... Technically, he is the worst player I have ever seen and he knows it but he just gives everyone that edge with his adrenaline. He knows he has no skill at all but he works awfully hard for the team and it makes us work even harder." What must Benni McCarthy say about Robbie Savage when he isn't trying to be nice?
CELEBRITY GUEST OF THE WEEKEND: Flavio Briatore, who pitched up at Fulham to watch Big Mo Fayed's men climb majestically out of the relegation zone.
NOT CELEBRITY GUEST OF THE WEEKEND: Sir Trevor McDonald, who plonked himself alongside John Madejski in the padded seats at Reading only to see the Royals get stuffed by Tottenham. Bong!
RUMOUR OF THE WEEKEND: Signor Briatore's QPR want Zinedine Zidane to be their manager. He can't speak English, he's never managed before, he's got anger 'issues' and seems uniquely unsuited to the rigours of second-tier football, but Early Doors would still love it to be true.
DESPATCHES FROM SEPP BLATTER'S PICK TO HOST WORLD CUP 2018: Recreativo Huelva forward Florent Sinama-Pongolle has expressed disbelief at the racist abuse he received at the hands of Atletico Madrid fans on Saturday
"I just don't understand that there are still people that go to football matches to insult people of another race," he said.
Referee Miguel Angel Perez Lasa noted the incident in his match report, saying the crowd had made monkey noises when the player came near the stands.
TALKING POINT: To all the people who always bang on about how the smaller clubs are overlooked, make yourselves heard.
If Early Doors comes back after today's minnows-only edition to find only 20 user comments it'll be a solid diet of the Big Four from here to eternity.
ED might be chained to its desk, but today is a Bank Holiday. Got anything nice planned? No, course you haven't. Otherwise you wouldn't be reading this.
COMING UP: Yeah, yeah. Fergie would indeed 'love it' if Kev Keegan helped him win the league. Newcastle play Chelsea at 4pm. Join us for that if you find yourself without a TV or a pub.