Author: Ian

Now – This Is Just Too Good 8

Now – This Is Just Too Good

Many of you will already be aware of the concept of “jumping the shark”. Named for an episode of “Happy Days” in which The Fonz jumped over a shark on a pair of water...

England vs Switzerland 22

England vs Switzerland

Well, Heidi hi everyone! If you think that’s a bad opening, well, things are going to get much worse for all of you before they get any better. I’ve spent much of the afternoon...

Voting On Super Tuesday 6

Voting On Super Tuesday

I’m not, it has to be said, particularly good at “blowing my own trumpet” (stop sniggering at the back). However, in the true spirit of 2008 being The Year In Which I Start Whoring...

Munich: 50 Years On 2

Munich: 50 Years On

The European Cup was created, in many ways, because it could be. The end of the Second World War left Europe with a sizeable quota of aircraft to be converted for commercial use. This,...

The Final Baker & Kelly 5

The Final Baker & Kelly

Well, it has only taken three months, but the final Baker & Kelly radio show from 2002 is here. You can download it here. The complete list of files is here – you can...

Football Shorts 1

Football Shorts

Over the course of the normal working day, many things flash through my head which I either don’t have the time to write up in full or aren’t quite fleshy enough to warrant a...

Share & Share Alike? 6

Share & Share Alike?

Like many people, I had spent much of the last year or so wondering about the supine reaction of Liverpool supporters to the Gillett & Hicks take-over. Here were two people coming in with...

To The Manor Born 0

To The Manor Born

Grosvenor Vale is about as far from the Premier League as most people could imagine. The pitch there is surrounded with a wooden picket fence that harks back to a long-forgotten era and the...