Roy Formerly Of The Rovers

December 12, 2008

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The Best Day Of My Life

December 3, 2008

Watford, 29 November, 2008 Off, then, to Watford, never a sign that things are going especially well. Their staff range between supremely friendly – I'm sat next to one during the game – and dow Click here to read more...

Woodward And Bernstein Go To The Black Country

November 16, 2008

West Bromwich, 15 November, 2008 Off, then, to West Bromwich to see their inevitable defeat to Chelsea. It's the evening kick off on the coldest day of the season and to celebrate, my woolly hat lays upon Click here to read more...

The Algonquin Round Table Reconvenes

November 14, 2008

Wigan, 8 November, 2008 Off, then, to Wigan for time first time this season. A morning kick-off, which in best swings and roundabouts fashion means a) the motorways are clear, b) I'm bleary-eyed before I st Click here to read more...

Oh Arsene….

November 4, 2008

Stoke, 1 November, 2008 Off, then, to Stoke again. This time to see an inspired home side defeat a terrified Arsenal. Like everyone in the media I'm secretly in love with Arsene Wenger. I like how he condu Click here to read more...

Sent To Coventry

October 31, 2008

Coventry, 25 October, 2008 Off, then, in more than one sense, to Coventry. The Ricoh Arena is a peculiar place, young but seemingly aged, its sense of dislocation only exacerbated by Coventry City's inabili Click here to read more...

To Coin A Phrase…

October 23, 2008

Birmingham, 18 October 2008 Off, then, to Villa Park, to see somebody throw a coin. Actually, I didn't see it. I don't think anybody in the press box did, but the facts are fairly unarguable. Moments be Click here to read more...

The Price Might Be Right

October 22, 2008

Birmingham, 11 October, 2008 Off, then, to the 2008 Horse Of The Year Show – or HOYS as they insist upon calling it; I'm a big fan of HOTYS, but that's just me – and, for the first time in m Click here to read more...

Mushy Peas: The Mark Of Sophistication

October 9, 2008

Sheffield, 4 October, 2008 Off then, to Sheffield, the place where people speak properly. Alas it's Sheffield United rather than Wednesday, but you can't have everything. After all, where would you put Click here to read more...

Out-Stoking Stoke

September 30, 2008

Stoke, 27 September, 2008 Back to Stoke for the first time since they joined the Premiership. The press facilities have changed – although this still didn't stop me from getting lost afterwards, saved Click here to read more...
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