Posts made in September, 2007

Items Of Significance

By on Sep 30, 2007 in English League Football | 8 comments

I’m certain that there is some sort of significance to the following results: Chelsea 0-0 FulhamBirmingham City 0-1 Manchester UnitedWest Ham United 0-1 ArsenalWigan Athletic 0-1 LiverpoolPortsmouth 7-4 Reading I haven’t quite worked out what it is yet,...

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Disarming Honesty

By on Sep 29, 2007 in English League Football | 1 comment

There have always been players that one could describe as being plagued by demons. Think of Tony Cascarino bearing down on goal for the Republic of Ireland with little voices in the back of his head telling him that he’s going to miss, or Stan Collymore and the seemingly unstoppable course of self-destruction that ruined what promised to be a glittering...

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Channel Four Think You Are Idiots

By on Sep 28, 2007 in Latest | 3 comments

The gentrification of football over the last fifteen years or so has been well documented. Buying a season ticket nowadays requires a complex system of vetting and credit checking, and that’s just the start of it. You will also be expected to fork out on merchandise, food, drink and so on. It’s a rich man’s game, now. The other cultural shift that...

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Baker & Kelly – Redux

By on Sep 27, 2007 in Latest | 1 comment

Just a quickie tonight (as it were). Some more Baker & Kelly for you from 1998. Their own web site is starting to take shape (there’ll be a link to it on the right-hand side of this very page on when it looks something like the finished article), but for now we’re going all the way back to the 19th September 1998. The first twenty minutes is missing...

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