Great Balls Of Fire

This Saturday, the flags at several English football clubs will be flying at half-mast to mourn the passing of Alan Ball, at the age of just 61. Ball, the youngest member of the English 1966 World Cup winning team died from a heart attack last night, becoming the...

Really, It’s Nothing To Be Scared Of…

As I noted on here the other day, it’s likely that the battle to stay in the Football League will go right to the wire again this season. Of course, we’ve been here before. As fat back as 1987, a Torquay United player was bitten by a police dog, and a goal...

Going Up? Staying Down?

If you disregard the top of the Premiership, which has been almost completely predictable for the whole of the season, this has been a brilliant season, with issues at the top and bottom of more or less every league you can think of which most likely won’t be...

Down In The Dumps

Just a couple of weeks to go of the domestic season now, and it’s all very exciting in all five divisions. I’m going to skip over the Premiership for now (because, let’s face it, you’re hardly starved for Premiership news, are you?), and have a...

10 Random Commentators

It’s Thursday night. That barren night of the week, when the world gets on with other things (UEFA Cup and MSL asides), so here’s a random list for you all to get your teeth into. Football commentators fulfil a peculiar role in our lives. Whilst it’s...