My Day Off

December 29, 2009

Off, then, to Underhill, home of Barnet, who somehow induced Fabio Capello and Trevor Brooking to travel to Edgware to open their training ground the other week. I'm not working. It's a day off. Miss C Click here to read more...

Ghosts Of Former Lives

December 8, 2009

Off, then, to Wigan for the second time this season. They're playing another of Steve Bruce's exes, Birmingham City. I remain equivocal, he said pompously. It's a good day and even the journey up is Click here to read more...

How Did This Happen?

December 3, 2009

Off, then, to Eastlands (or is it the City Of Manchester Stadium? As if anybody gives a hoot…) for the first time this season. Great and the drive up (and home) is almost wholly without incident for once. Click here to read more...

When A Diamond Doesn't Sparkle

November 10, 2009

Off, then, to Tottenham for the first time this season. What to say? I ;love going there, although the hackroom is horribly cramped, the hackfood – how to put this? – is not to my liking and the hac Click here to read more...

The Next Decade's Glenn Roeder

October 26, 2009

Off, then, to Preston, for the second time in a decade. The traffic's a nightmare on the way up – half-term, rain and a bit of sun – but at least the nice people at Deepdale have cheerily alloca Click here to read more...

Our Friends In The North Again.

September 29, 2009

Off, then, to Newcastle, home of Bigg Market, the Byker bikers and a sense of proper nothernness. Maybe the south is expanding, but Newcastle feels northern. Going to St. James' Park in the '80s was not Click here to read more...

Everyone's A Winner

September 10, 2009

Milton Keynes, 5 September, 2009 Off, then, to the ground that thinks it's called stadiummk. Obviously, for many reasons, this isn't an entirely magical moment, but at least it's a new ground. A few Click here to read more...

A Mountain Goat Writes…

September 1, 2009

Stoke, 30 August 2009 Off, then, to Stoke once more. This isn't easy since I'm not well. Manflu. I get up five times in the night to take pills, to blow my nose and to cough so I don't wake Miss C, Click here to read more...

A Palace in name at least

August 28, 2009

London, 21 August, 2009 Off, then, to deepest, darkest South London, where the streets are no strangers to litter and where you wish for a moment those odd, elderly women whose names escape me would do a How Cl Click here to read more...

Hej! Svennis! Again…

August 15, 2009

Nottingham, 25 July, 2009 Off then to Notts County. This is actually good news. Click here to read more...
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