Football In The Regions: The North-East

Fifty years after it first went on air, Tyne Tees Television is now a mere relic. A name from the past. Along with almost all of the other ITV regions, the company name all but vanished from our screens in October 2002 when ITV did away with its regional network and...

Match Of The Week – Reading 0-2 Middlesbrough

The downward route from the Premier League is littered with the names of clubs that thought they could bounce straight back. They thought it would be easy, assuming the clubs below the Premier League to be stuffed full of wheezing pseudo-athletes and watched by...

Alex Ferguson: Revenge Is A Dish Best Served Cold?

As we suspected all along, it has come down to the last day of the season. West Bromwich Albion had managed to postpone the hangman’s noose for a couple of weeks longer than many people had expected, but they finally fell through the trapdoor at The Hawthorns...

Match Of The Week: Newcastle United 3-1 Middlesbrough

It has been a wretched season for the north-east of England. Newcastle United, Middlesbrough and Sunderland have all lurked near the bottom of the Premier League, and it remains uncertain whether Darlington will even get to start next season. Still, there is good...