FA-Cup

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try, Try Again, FA Cup Marathon

Hey kids, remember replays? Well yeah of course you do, but what about when replays followed replays?Haha, gotcha there. Before Arsene Wenger managed to...
The-Al-Merreikh-Stadium

Blues, Reds, only shirt colours count…

Animosity based on colour - apart from team colours - creed, race and religion and anything related have no place in football.Arriving at Goodison...
Josh McEachran Chelsea

The Loan System – Does it Work?

The loan system in football is something which has become more and more of an option for clubs recently, but does it really work...
Jose Mourinho Manchester United

Can Jose Turn Himself From A Typewriter Into A Laptop?

Thursday 1st July 2004 – a date that will go down as one of pure significance in English football, for it is the date...
Survival Sunday West Bromwich Albion

West Brom: The Great Escape

It was Christmas 2004, and Chelsea had started their domination of English football. Middlesbrough and Everton were both in the top five, Man City...

The Game That Never Happened….

Welcome, folks! Last time out I reminisced about a match in which I was involved in making some very poor decisions both before and...

Trains, Birra and Cristiano – A Hazy Weekend Through Italian Football

Ronaldo in Italy should mean one thing and one thing only - those pumping Brazilian thighs obliterating any defenders foolish enough to dare stand...
Chris Sutton Blackburn Rovers

England’s One Cap Wonders: Chris Sutton

The year is 1997. Tony Blair and Labour have risen to power in the UK, Tiger Woods has been crowned the youngest ever winner...
1980-FA-Cup-Semi-Final

Football Bookmarking Life? FA Cup Semi-Finals Remembered

Looking back on almost four and half decades of following football, it occurs to me that I don’t bookmark landmarks in life quite the...
The Three Degrees West Bromwich Albion

White v Black: A snapshot of the time

Len Cantello's Testimonial: Tuesday, May 15th, 1979 When people look back over some of the pivotal moments in football, Len Cantello's testimonial hardly registered until relatively...