Yearly Archive: 2007

Fleet Of Foot 13

Fleet Of Foot

The phrase “things are going to get worse before they get better” springs to mind when thinking of the put-upon supporters of Conference club Ebbsfleet United. During the summer, they suffered the indignity having...

Baker & Kelly On Monday 2

Baker & Kelly On Monday

I have it on good authority that Rapidshare was proving to be a pain in the backside for at least some of you, so this week’s Baker & Kelly will be brought to you...

Black Sunday 0

Black Sunday

The chances are that you have already read about the hideous events that occurred in Italy yesterday. After the shooting dead of a Lazio supporter at a service station in Tuscany, there were violent...

The FA Cup – Weekend Final 0

The FA Cup – Weekend Final

Right, I promise that this will be the last time that I mention the FA Cup for the time being, but here’s a brief round-up of what happened this weekend overall. The surprise that...

Eastbourne Borough 0-4 Weymouth 4

Eastbourne Borough 0-4 Weymouth

Sometimes you get the feeling before you even leave the house that it’s not going to be a good day. A quick check of the internet had confirmed that “planned engineering works” were adding...

FA Cup First Round – The Press 0

FA Cup First Round – The Press

It’s FA Cup First Round day, and I am, to be frank, disproportionately excited at the prospect of this afternoon’s match between Eastbourne Borough and Weymouth. The local paper down here, The Argus, has...

And Number Twenty Will Play… 1

And Number Twenty Will Play…

You can probably guess how excited I am about the First Round of the FA Cup, which is coming up this weekend. In spite of there being no teams competing in it in which...

Olympic Ideals 0

Olympic Ideals

Officials for the 2012 Olympics have unveiled the design of the stadium to be used for the games in London in five years time and, well, I quite like it. It’s a practical design...

Why Statisticians Get It Wrong 0

Why Statisticians Get It Wrong

It may surprise you to know that I am not a big fan of statistics. If you put a big table of facts and figures in front of me, my head starts to spin...

Look At What You Could Have Won 2

Look At What You Could Have Won

Talk about a fall from grace. The blog of the BBC Sport Editor Roger Mosey has got very excited this evening about the new Football League television contract. Having lost the rights to England...

Baker & Kelly – The New(er) Batch 2

Baker & Kelly – The New(er) Batch

For some reason, the Baker & Kelly podcast for this week hasn’t been released. I’ve got no idea why – if I was guessing, I’d take a stab at some issue over sponsorship. If...

AFC Wimbledon 4-0 Chelmsford City 3

AFC Wimbledon 4-0 Chelmsford City

One of the things that had been near the top of my new year’s resolutions list for this season had been “go and see AFC Wimbledon play more often this season”. I started reasonably...

What Goes Around… 2

What Goes Around…

There has been quite a lot in the press this week about the importance of nepotism within football management. The same old faces seem to to turn up again and again and again. Consider...

The Last Post 5

The Last Post

Okay, here’s the final Baker & Kelly radio show from Talk Radio – dated 2nd January 1999. There is still more to come (from 2002, as well as some other stuff besides), but this...

Football May Or May Not Be Coming Home 2

Football May Or May Not Be Coming Home

In arguably the least surprising piece of sports news of the week, the Football Association has finally confirmed that yes, England will be bidding to host the World Cup. Well, we’d never have guessed,...

Hung, Drawn And Quartered 2

Hung, Drawn And Quartered

If you heard a clattering noise in the distance at about 4.50 on Saturday afternoon and couldn’t quite work out what it was, it was the sound of the wheels falling spectacularly off the...