Saturday Morning Fever

Good morning! I have to work this morning, then it’s off to AFC Wimbledon vs Billericay Town this afternoon. First up, apologies to anyone that has ended up here looking for TV theme tunes – we’re having a small problem with our domain (the biannual...

The Daily Match (Part 5)

Tonight, we have the 1971 Scottish Cup Final Replay between Celtic and Rangers. Note the sheer volume of the crowd – 120,000 had been present at the first match, and 103,000 were present for this...

Championship Managers

Now that all of the hullabaloo surrounding this week’s Champions League matches has died down (and aren’t the months of January, with just the league and FA Cup to distract us, bliss, might I add?), it’s time to take one of my periodic looks down the...

The Daily Match (Part 4)

It’s the opening day of the 1983/84 season, and “Match Of The Day” is kicking off with a Midlands derby from Villa Park between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion. For those of you from abroad that have always wondered what he sounds like, the...

The Crushinators

How much has European football learnt over the last eighteen years or so? It is, I rather think, a fair question because, on the evidence presented before us last night during Manchester United’s extraordinary Champions League match against Lille, the only...