Let’s talk about goalkeepers then. Yes we know they are over-protected in modern football and the days of Dixie Dean barging both ‘keeper and ball into the back of the net are but a distant memory. For me, you can take all those rules away now. Let’s make it a free for all. I […]
So that’s two more blank weekends in the goals scored column. Against Spurs, you can’t say it wasn’t for the lack of trying. With Gomes performing heroics in the Spurs goal and a shoot on sight policy albeit with the sights being aimed firmly in the North Stand in the first half, we certainly gave […]
Adrian Mutu tested positive for cocaine at Chelsea in 2004The West London club terminated his contract Mark Bosnich failed a drugs test for Chelsea in 2002 and later admitted cocaine useChelsea ripped up his contract and got shut of him Matt Stevens, an international rugby union player failed a drugs test while playing for Bath […]
I do like getting stuck into a good blog and it’s fortunate that there are a myriad of great football blogs out there. One of the blogs I’ve picked up recently is the 72, which for those of you with a rudimentary mathematical brain may recognise is geared up to the seventy-two Football League clubs […]
I’ll never forget him, though I’ve long since forgotten his surname, to me he’ll always be known as “Ted the Football Man” I first met Ted in the early 70’s when I started working at Ashton’s the town’s premier tobacconists. He worked in the warehouse and was a supervisor for a team of packers. My […]
Almost a century after their advance into ‘Devil’s Wood’ began, The Football League has erected a permanent memorial to the men of the 17th and 23rd Middlesex Regiments – the Footballers’ Battalions.
1. Jordi is not an Argie 2. Jordi takes better free kicks 3. Jordi isn’t a greedy bugger 4. Jordi has a fitter bird (probably) 5. Lionel is a stupid name, last seen being used by some dancing bloke on Give Us a Clue
TALKSPORT SPEAK SENSE SHOCKER I had a tip off last night that Collymore was talking sense on Talksport, this to me was kind of like a Halley’s comet sighting, so I tuned in and indeed he was talking sense.
Yesterday could well have been the day. The day Latics fans have been dreaming of for so many years, the day we finally put one over on the ‘mighty’ Manchester United, the day people actually sit up and take notice of Little Wigan as a real threat in the top flight of English football. It […]