Monthly Archive: January 2007

Souled Out 1

Souled Out

There are some sights that you simply don’t see very often, and the game is a lot better off for many of their absence. Excess amounts of sand on the pitch were a staple...

Drawn Again 1

Drawn Again

There aren’t many things that transport me back to my childhood more than the fact that FA have reinstated the draw for the FA Cup to its rightful place, on Monday lunchtimes. Of course,...

Singing In The Rain 4

Singing In The Rain

As those of you that watched “Match Of The Day” last night will be able to attest, this weekend has seen some pretty damn terrible weather, and there can be little doubt that this...

Number 14 Will Play… 1

Number 14 Will Play…

Less than forty-eight hours to go now, and last night we took a little stroll down memory lane to take a look at some of the great upsets that the FA Cup Third Round...

David vs Goliath 4

David vs Goliath

So, what do we love most about the FA Cup, then? Is it the big matches between Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United? Of course not. You’ve got the Premiership for that. Is it...

Cup Fever Revisited 0

Cup Fever Revisited

Well, that was a frantic few days – but then the Christmas and New Year period always is, isn’t it? Were it not for the vagaries of the Premiership’s fixture producing computer (which inexplicably...

Crisis? What Crisis? 0

Crisis? What Crisis?

West Ham United’s season is starting to play like an episode of “Dream Team”. Alan Curbishley took over a fortnight ago, probably thinking that this is something akin to a dream job. Sure, West...