Monthly Archive: January 2008

One Night In Heaven 2

One Night In Heaven

It will probably prove to be a false dawn. It was when they did the same to Chelsea at the same stage of the League Cup in 1999 (they didn’t even manage to win...

Voting For Christmas 1

Voting For Christmas

Finally, with just over a week to spare in January, My Football Club has released the details of the deal that they at the point of striking with Ebbsfleet United of the Football Conference,...

What On Earth Is Going On At Liverpool? 2

What On Earth Is Going On At Liverpool?

This season’s major trend has been a very singular type of managerial sacking, involving “intolerable pressure” building up in the media, directors and owners panicking, and a manager’s job becoming basically untenable, regardless of...

Saturday Night On Sunday Morning 2

Saturday Night On Sunday Morning

West Bromwich Albion have been playing some reasonably attractive football this season, but, to paraphrase The Streets, my God, don’t they just know it? ITV ran something of a eulogy to them on “Championship...

On How The BBC Got It So Wrong 5

On How The BBC Got It So Wrong

Earlier this week, apropos of nothing, really, I sat down and watched the 1979 FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester United. It was like a breath of fresh air, and a reminder of...