Posts Tagged "St Albans City"

Saints Put To The Sword by Rampant Stags

Saints Put To The Sword by Rampant Stags

By on Nov 11, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Absence, we are often told, makes the heart grow fonder. It’s been a little over ten years since I last lived in St Albans and I’d seldom had cause to visit my former home over the course of the intervening decade. Perhaps it is this emotional gap that helped this city, the first true stop north on a journey from London, feel sprightlier to me than it...

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In Praise Of The Older Footballer

By on Sep 7, 2013 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

As you get older, one of the many things that you start to realise that you hadn’t done before is that there comes a point when you start to become older than the footballers that you watch kicking a ball around of a Saturday afternoon. It shouldn’t surprise you to realise  that by the time you hit your mid-thirties you’re older than ninety-five...

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Tom Davis: The Career Of A Blue Square South Journeyman

By on Mar 27, 2012 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

Some people find their way in the world as a jack of all trades, spending their talents over a range of different tasks. Others, meanwhile, discover that they can do one thing, but do it very well. Midfielder Tom Davis didn’t quite make the grade as a Premier League professional and he has also tried other divisions, but like a compass pointing involuntarily...

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The Twohundredpercent Pre-season Predictions: The Southern Premier League

By on Aug 11, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

The Southern Premier League has a new sponsor this year, the same one as its northern counterpart so make sure you don’t confuse the two. Helpful. Anyway, teamwise the biggest relief for those footballers who get car sick is that Truro have been promoted, so that’s one afternoon spent on the M5 looking at the back of caravans which teams and fans alike won’t have to...

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