Monthly Archive: August 2006

Tales Of The Unexpected 8

Tales Of The Unexpected

Kidderminster Harriers 1-3 St Albans City Well, what a weekend. A quick look at the weekend’s results to follow, but first… I’ve noticed an enormous increase in the amount of people stopping by here...

Doin’ It For Charidee 0

Doin’ It For Charidee

It’s the “Community Shield” this weekend. Yet another contender for the award for Most Pointless Match Of The Season. One always assumes that it is, and always has been, the pre-season curtain-raiser between the...

The Circus Comes To Town 2

The Circus Comes To Town

This football season is starting with a dribble rather than a bang, with the Scots starting early, the Intertoto Cup and the Football League having already started. So… here’s my Premiership prediction. Partly based...

Conference Party 3

Conference Party

Firstly, a quick word about the European Cup tonight. I am hoping amongst hope that we’ll have none of the dreary cod-patriotism that usually mars ITV’s coverage of it. Why, exactly, do they assume...

Business As Usual 1

Business As Usual

There was something reassuring about opening the papers in the pub yesterday afternoon to see three divisions’ worth of Football League results tucked away in the sports pages. Normal service has been resumed. This...

Championship Managers 6

Championship Managers

Eyes down for a full house. Ignoring for a moment the circus of the Premiership, the football season proper starts tomorrow. Out of deference to this, I’m sticking my neck on the line again...

Running Out Of Ideas 9

Running Out Of Ideas

I probably give too much away on here. Whilst re-reading “Fever Pitch” for approximately the 12,000th time earlier today, I was reminded of a peculiar little tic of mine that manifests itself at football...