Author: Ian

Viva La Revolution! 2

Viva La Revolution!

As you will have already hopefully read elsewhere, it now seems highly likely that a Trust run team of some description going by the name of AFC Liverpool will be started up. As happened...

Euro 2008 Starts Here! 2

Euro 2008 Starts Here!

Is it too early to start getting excited about Euro 2008 yet? I’m going to pre-emptively say “no” to that and kick off (what will initially be sporadic) coverage of this summer’s jamboree in...

Football Shorts 3 3

Football Shorts 3

After all the excitement of the weekend, it’s nice to have a sit down, relax and take in a little of what has been happening in that parallel universe that we call Footie World...

Match Of The Seventies – 1970/71 2

Match Of The Seventies – 1970/71

Many years ago, the BBC produced two (relatively) light-hearted TV programmes about football in the 1970s and the 1980s. Some enterprising soul has seen fit to put them up on YouTube so, over the...

So You Want… How Much? 1

So You Want… How Much?

Imagine, if you will, that you are the director of a marketing company based in Beijing. You have heard much about this “Premier League”, which seems to be growing in popularity year on year,...

Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City 1

Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City

In many ways, it was the best tribute that Manchester City could have paid to The Busby Babes. A minute of perfectly-observed silence, followed by an immense performance against a United team that looked...

Thursday Night In With Elton Welsby 2

Thursday Night In With Elton Welsby

Anyone that knows me in the slightest will know just how excited I was to discover that the digital television channel ITV4 have started repeating complete episodes of “The Big Match” from 1983 on...