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...
Artur-Boruc-Celtic

Artur Boruc – The Holy Goalie or Ulter’s Number One?

"Artur Boruc, Artur Boruc, Artur Boruc, Ulster's Number One!" Years before "Will Grigg's On Fire," the Artur Boruc chant became the unofficial anthem of Northern Ireland....

Steve Coppell And The Record Breaking Royals: Part One

Red Devil Steven James Coppell was born on the 9th of July 1955 and long before he discovered Ian Wright and led Crystal Palace to...
Upton Park West Ham United

Football Genesis – Upton Park or bust…

The 1974/75 season was my fifth supporting Everton on an every-game basis, with hitch-hiking now a fixture of my away day travels.Relatively easy hikes...
Kepa Arrizabalaga Deadline Day

When Is A Good Idea, Not A Good Idea

Within any organisation, company or business throughout the country, Europe and everywhere on planet Earth for that matter, there will be a section within,...