The Decline & Fall Of Leyton Orient
Rape, Disrespect & Fury: The Oyston Family & Blackpool FC
Is It Time For A New Football Club For Newcastle?
Tranmere Rovers & Cheltenham Town Stare Into The Abyss
Sometimes you get the feeling before you even leave the house that it’s not going to be a good day. A quick check of the internet had confirmed that “planned engineering works” were adding an unnecessary half an hour to an already tortuous journey (how can a twenty mile journey take an hour and a…
It’s FA Cup First Round day, and I am, to be frank, disproportionately excited at the prospect of this afternoon’s match between Eastbourne Borough and Weymouth. The local paper down here, The Argus, has really gone to town on its coverage of it all, primarily because, for the first time, Sussex has four clubs (Brighton…
You can probably guess how excited I am about the First Round of the FA Cup, which is coming up this weekend. In spite of there being no teams competing in it in which I have a particular interest and the somewhat disappointing draw (most of the non-league sides seem to have been drawn against…
Officials for the 2012 Olympics have unveiled the design of the stadium to be used for the games in London in five years time and, well, I quite like it. It’s a practical design rather than one designed to make a splash, and it has been criticised for this. Frankly, if it had been reversed,…
It may surprise you to know that I am not a big fan of statistics. If you put a big table of facts and figures in front of me, my head starts to spin and a small bead of foam is likely to form in the corner of my mouth. I am greatly pleased that,…
Talk about a fall from grace. The blog of the BBC Sport Editor Roger Mosey has got very excited this evening about the new Football League television contract. Having lost the rights to England matches and the FA Cup earlier this year (wiping out their live domestic football at a stroke) they have at least…
For some reason, the Baker & Kelly podcast for this week hasn’t been released. I’ve got no idea why – if I was guessing, I’d take a stab at some issue over sponsorship. If it was anything more serious or permanent, I dare say that some sort of announcement would have been made by now….