Jimmy Greaves Barnet FC

Football Genesis: You Always Remember More About Your Second Time

My first match was where I was taken to watch Fulham play Hull City at Craven Cottage in October 1976 for my ninth birthday....
Leeds United Peter Risdale

How Not to Run a Football Club: Ridsdale’s Risk

Banking on The Future If you’re reading this and you’re aged 24 or under, it’s likely you won’t remember Leeds United as a powerhouse of...
Jimmy Hill

Taking it On The Chin: The Legend of Jimmy Hill

This week Jimmy Hill would’ve been ninety. If you want to know the effect Jimmy Hill had on English football, try writing its history...

Football Genesis – You Never Forget Your First Time

They say you always remember the first game you ever went to. For many of us, though, we may remember the occasion, the two...

My Dundee United Debut

A bitter, cold wind had picked up since we left the car and rain was in the air. It was that fine rain, the...

Season 1974-75: A Personal First

Season 1974-75 – A Personal First The 1974-75 season was not a particularly exceptional or standout season in many ways. It was just a normal,...

One for the Glasgow road… or maybe nine or ten

Continuing the nostalgic look back at footie of yesteryear and expanding slightly on the ‘first game’ angle, let me tell you the tale of...

Golden Goals: Maradona’s Goal of the Century and its Binding Political Significance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svYHFVHceIYMaradona’s second goal against England in the quarter-final of the 1986 World Cup was rightfully voted goal of the century by FIFA. However, if...
Daniel Amokachi

Daniel Amokachi – Everton Cult hero: Goalscorer, Model and Jet owner

Daniel Amokachi burst onto the International football scene during the 1994 World Cup in the USA. Aged just 21, he scored in the group...
Wolves Stockport Fernando Gomez

The Day I Caught The Wolves Bug

What’s your earliest childhood memory? I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve consumed far too much alcohol over the years, but I can’t remember...