Monthly Archive: September 2007

Items Of Significance 8

Items Of Significance

I’m certain that there is some sort of significance to the following results: Chelsea 0-0 FulhamBirmingham City 0-1 Manchester UnitedWest Ham United 0-1 ArsenalWigan Athletic 0-1 LiverpoolPortsmouth 7-4 Reading I haven’t quite worked out...

Disarming Honesty 1

Disarming Honesty

There have always been players that one could describe as being plagued by demons. Think of Tony Cascarino bearing down on goal for the Republic of Ireland with little voices in the back of...

Channel Four Think You Are Idiots 3

Channel Four Think You Are Idiots

The gentrification of football over the last fifteen years or so has been well documented. Buying a season ticket nowadays requires a complex system of vetting and credit checking, and that’s just the start...

Baker & Kelly – Redux 1

Baker & Kelly – Redux

Just a quickie tonight (as it were). Some more Baker & Kelly for you from 1998. Their own web site is starting to take shape (there’ll be a link to it on the right-hand...

Gone But Not Forgotten (Part 6) 4

Gone But Not Forgotten (Part 6)

Southport, possibly more famous in sporting terms as the home of the Royal Birkdale golf course, suffered the ignominy of becoming the last town to lose its Football League status in 1978. Southport fell...

Alisher Usmanov: A Brief Update 1

Alisher Usmanov: A Brief Update

I went on holiday a couple of weeks ago, half-expecting this little blog to not be up here when I got back. Not only had I left it in the hands of Little Dotmund...