Back Of The Net

It’s Friday night, and it’s the Second Round of the FA Cup. I’m watching the match between Horsham and Swansea City as we speak, so here are some choice highlights of other stories that have grabbed my attention. – The Guardian’s...

The Long & Winding Road

I’m having a rare night off tonight, to refresh my frazzled batteries. So, I’m giving this place over the good people at Sportsfreak for their analysis of the current travails of the New Zealand football team. They could be set to make the World Cup Finals...

Schadenfreude Tuesday

I kind of meant to watch the Champions League football on ITV1 last night but, you know, “Spooks” was on BBC1 and… does anyone really care about these seemingly interminable group matches that act as wall-to-wall televisual filler between August and...

The Runners And Riders

Finally, I’ve managed to find a spare hour to write this. First and foremost, I should mention that, in my humble opinion, none of those listed below are capable of winning the World Cup on their own, and nor do I think that their appointments will count for...

Baker & Kelly

My much-postponed look at the runners and riders for the vacant England job will follow tomorrow (unless something vitally important happens overnight, which is, frankly, unlikely). For now, here’s a bit more Baker & Kelly from 2002. Part...