Monthly Archive: September 2007

Themes Of The Unexpected 1

Themes Of The Unexpected

It’s probably fair to say that I have developed a bit of a “thing” for football on the television. I also think that it’s fair to say that quite a lot of you lot...

Fiddling While Roman Burns 2

Fiddling While Roman Burns

At the time of writing, Manchester United and Chelsea are huffing and puffing their way around the Old Trafford pitch. From what I’ve caught of it so far, United are completely over-running Chelsea at...

Your Friday Night Radio Compendium 3

Your Friday Night Radio Compendium

I’m planning, for the first time (although some of you might not believe me) to write about something other than football on here this evening. High excitement, indeed. In the meantime, though, the latest...

Blue Is The Colour 1

Blue Is The Colour

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last twelve hours, you’ll be fully aware that Chelsea have sacked Jose Mourinho. Coming hot on the heels of the Brian Clough link that I...

It’s Oh So Quiet 2

It’s Oh So Quiet

First of all, something of an apology to any of you that might have lumped your money on OM to take a hiding at the hands of Besiktas last night on the strength of...

La Marseillaise 0

La Marseillaise

If you happen to be a Liverpool supporter, then I’ve got good news for you. Olympique de Marseille, who are drawn against them in the group stages of this year’s European Cup, are lousy...

Scotland The Brave 0

Scotland The Brave

Ever since their stunning win at the 1998 World Cup and subsequent permanent placement at (or near) the head of the European football table, I have found something disquieting about the pre-eminence of the...

That’s all, folks 2

That’s all, folks

That’s it from me, normal service will soon be resumed. I’m going to get back to what I normally do, and let this place get back to what it normally does – top-notch football...