On the bus into town, my phone buzzed, one of the WhatsApp group posted that their train had been cancelled, I was hoping that maybe it was one that they’d be catching into town, “Nope, I’d have been so lucky” Our train system in this country is so fractured, that they’ve set up a school…… Continue reading 7/12/19 Reading v Blues, Reading and Righting.
One of us ale trailers had come up with the concept of a crawl of some of the less reputable pubs, it had had a mixed reaction amongst us. I for one, wasn’t enamored with the idea at first, and if I’m being totally honest, it was only because I do this blog, that I…… Continue reading 30/11/19 Blues v Millwall, How The Carling Brigade Live.
Playing Sheffield Wednesday on a…… I’d booked the time off work for this one. I don’t get a lot of annual leave that isn’t nailed down by ‘Company requirements’, three days in fact, so I have to use the three days I can use at my discretion, very very carefully. Like most, my ‘allowance’ is…… Continue reading 27/11/19 Sheffield Wednesday v Blues, Rude not to I suppose.
Jk was with Darryl on the concourse at New Street when I got there, but he wasn’t going to Huddersfield with the rest of us, he was off to watch Albion, no, not that Albion, he was off up to Scotland taking in Albion v Airdrieonians in the 3rd round of the Scottish cup. I…… Continue reading 23/11/19 Huddersfield Town v Blues, Boys (And Their Girls) In The Hudd.
With having done the capital of Wales, and then seven days later, the capital of Scotland, and with it being an International weekend, I’d decided that the chance to complete the mainland set of capital cities within 14 days, too good a chance to miss. With having already done most of the grounds in London,…… Continue reading 16/11/19 Enfield Town v Folkestone Invivta, Isthmian League Premier Division. Was A Capital Idea At The Time.
Saturday is the one day of the week where I feel true freedom from a life that is becoming more and more a psychological trudge, I’m obviously not the only one who feels it, the bus driver hadn’t changed the destination on the front, and I was the only one who had noticed at that…… Continue reading 9/11/19 Hearts v St Mirren, Manage In The Capital.
A game in Cardiff holds special meaning for me, it was the first game I managed to get to after I went head surfing. I’m almost 100% better, the last bit is proving to be the most difficult, and highly irritating to me personally. It’s something that if I had a fair crack at, I…… Continue reading 2/11/19 Cardiff City v Blues, To Cap It All.