Monthly Archive: October 2007

Rolling Estonians (Sorry) 5

Rolling Estonians (Sorry)

I’d like to think that you guys cut me a little slack on Fridays. After a long week at work (earning, might I remind you, less than the average nurse does), I often fail...

Gareth Southgate – What An Arsehole 9

Gareth Southgate – What An Arsehole

In the first instance, he was the guy that lost England a European Championship semi-final against Germany but, in the spirit of the feel good summer of 1996, he was forgiven. He did those...

Sharpen Your Elbows 1

Sharpen Your Elbows

Right. First up, here is tonight’s FA Trophy results service: Aveley 0-2 Ilford FC United of Manchester 1-4 Bradford Park Avenue (what the hell happened there, hmm?) Newcastle Blue Star 1-0 Woodley Sports Redbridge...

Midweek Blues 3

Midweek Blues

It’s a very quiet week, this week, with only some Johnstones’s Paint Trophy matches last night. That’s the Auto Windscreens Shield in old money. Has it got an official name? Answers on a postcard,...

Town In The Doldrums 3

Town In The Doldrums

It will probably warrant a mere footnote in most of the newspapers should the worst happen, but it would appear that Swindon Town are closer to extinction than we had at first suspected. The...

The Sunday Roast 0

The Sunday Roast

As some of you may have noticed, I have spent this afternoon “pimping this place up”. I should point out that I’m not even sure whether “pimping this place up” is still the correct...

Sunday Lunch 3

Sunday Lunch

Two of the great dilemmas of my week are what to have for lunch – particularly when I am, as I am now, sitting on the sofa wrapped in a duvet. Anyway, I thought...

A Couple Of Quick Points 1

A Couple Of Quick Points

I meant to put something massively self-indulgent up here the other day to celebrate the 500th post on this little blog (I’ve been wearing a party hat for the last three days, in case...

Turning To Lighter Matters… 3

Turning To Lighter Matters…

…Here’s some more Baker & Kelly. The 3rd of October 1998, to be precise. 11.30 17.30 Also, I’m trying to figure out how leave the folder that they’re all in, so that you can...

The Story Of Football In Milton Keynes 7

The Story Of Football In Milton Keynes

On Tuesday night, Milton Keynes Dons (and that, I guarantee, is the only time that they will be dignified with the use of their official name on here) won 2-1 at Mansfield Town to...

If In Doubt, Write A List (Part 2) 5

If In Doubt, Write A List (Part 2)

Well, we managed something of a discussion on here last night and today, and following on from that, here are the next three in this very brief series. As per part one, these are...

If In Doubt, Write A List 10

If In Doubt, Write A List

It’s Monday night, and Spurs are celebrating their 125th anniversary by proving how far they’ve fallen since the glory, glory years through the medium of getting beaten at home by Aston Villa (the question...