Author: Ian

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...

Tuesday Night Review 3

Tuesday Night Review

This week’s midweek matches, the vast majority of which were played last night, seemed to catch many people unaware. This certainly seemed to be what happened at The Reebok Stadium, where just 17,700 people...

When Soap Operas Collide 2

When Soap Operas Collide

The Simpsons has a habit of occasionally dropping in cameo performances from the stars of other animated series, and it always leave me feeling strangely uncomfortable. Seeing Fred Flintstone sitting on the couch at...