The Battle Of The Good Guys

December 27, 2010

You know what they say: be careful what you wish for, not because you'll get it but because you might nearly get it and that's so much harder. It's a longish way from Southampton (where I am on Boxi Click here to read more...

Marching On Together, With Caveats

December 22, 2010

You know what they say: if it looks like snow, if it's white and freezing, it's probably snow. There's a lot of snow. Leeds, being Leeds, seems to be immune to the stuff’s effects , if not the stu Click here to read more...

All Aboard The Unhappy Ship Villa

December 13, 2010

You know what they say? Keep up with your blessed blog or it'll keep up with you. There's been rotten stuff to deal with, such as my friend Hugo Dixon dying. We went around the world together: me writin Click here to read more...

It's Stevenage! Eat Your Heart Out Manchester United

November 10, 2010

You know what they say: don't take anything for granted, even when it feels like the right thing to do. Stevenage then, for their FA Cup tie with Milton Keynes. It's the 32nd most important match of the Click here to read more...

Arsenal Via Appapple Park

November 2, 2010

You know what they say: too much comfort and things start to go flaccid. Not for me, though. It's Arsenal for the first time in some time. This means many things, not least a morning trip to what must alway Click here to read more...

You Have To Know When You're Beaten

October 29, 2010

You know what they say: there's no fool like an old fool. This isn't strictly true of course, but they have a point. It must have been difficult for those folk living in the tiny terraced streets near A Click here to read more...

To Hull And Back, Straight To Hull, Etc

October 27, 2010

You know what they say: things do happen, but not always at the right moment. Anyway, Hull. Oddly I didn't get to go there when they were in the Premier League and now here I am, making my way across the Hu Click here to read more...

Wake Up And Smell The Coffee

September 20, 2010

You know what they say: if you pull elastic it has to snap back. I'm not so sure any more. I do know it's one of those days where before I've even set off to Ipswich. I speak to the world's rude Click here to read more...

Hot Dog, Anyone?

September 15, 2010

You know what they say: if you’re bored of Wigan, you’re bored of life. That’s not strictly true and this has been a week with much to ponder, but all’s well that doesn’t end in complete pain, so Wiga Click here to read more...

That's Wigan's Problems Solved, Then

September 6, 2010

You know what they say: smile and the whole world smiles with you. A brilliant thing – not the brilliant thing of course – happens on the way to Wigan. I'm in the middle lane of the M25 (not hog Click here to read more...
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