Monthly Archive: October 2008

There’s No Business Like Snow Business 1

There’s No Business Like Snow Business

It is always surprising when it snows in England, and the fact that it takes everyone by surprise causes a few problems. The trains, which seem to have been designed to only run properly...

Exodus From Genesis 2

Exodus From Genesis

Without wishing to blow my own trumpet too much, there are times when I think that perhaps this site should renamed, “Well, I Warned You That This Would Happen”. What is more surprising is...

Frozen Out 3

Frozen Out

Looking at the average attendance tables for the Ryman League Division One North doesn’t make for especially happy reading if you are interested in the well-being of the non league game in North-East London....

Draw Specialists 3

Draw Specialists

The draw for the First Round of the FA Cup took place today and, after the shenanigans of last year’s competition, there has been a considerable amount of interest in this year’s draw. It...

Evans Above (Or Perhaps Below) 0

Evans Above (Or Perhaps Below)

The announcement of the death of David Evans last week will send many people of a certain age on a trip down memory lane. Evans was the Conservative MP for the Welwyn-Hatfield constituency for...

The Gartside Plan 4

The Gartside Plan

Exciting news from the glamorous world of Bolton Wanderers, where chairman Phil Gartside is worried about the influence of foreign chairmen in the Premier League.  His solution to things getting out of hand is...