I had heard this season was to be the last for Boston at their present ground, and talking to the Dad and lad serial ground hopping team from Lincoln, at Darlington at the start of the season, I made my mind up that I needed to do York Street before I couldn’t do it anymore,…… Continue reading 22/2/20 Boston United v afc Telford, National League North. Stumped Up For A Shoebox.
Yawn, even off the back of three consecutive wins, it was just another home game, bus into town and then rocked up at the Welly, Darryl came in and we talked of our plans for the next and final international weekend of the season, Salford is where he’s heading, I’m off to Barrow, there’s not…… Continue reading 15/2/20 Blues v Brentford, Bee In Dennis.
Even after a revitalising shower, I felt fragile, my body doesn’t react like it used to, I wasn’t hungover, my head was fine, but I did feel like I’d been run over by a steam roller, I checked out, (Although I could’ve easily spent the day watching trains arriving into Temple Meads, from my 5th…… Continue reading 8/2/20 Weston Super Mare v Walton Casuals, Southern League Premier Division South, Being Super Casual.
Having managed to get some sleep after the last night shift of the week, getting my overnight bag sorted without any hassle, and with only having to wait a couple of minutes for the bus into town, I was feeling pretty good about life. I was feeling that good, and things were running that smoothly,…… Continue reading 7/2/20 Bristol City v Blues, Brizzle Brushed Aside.
I wasn’t expecting a good transfer window, but I’d hoped. The squad had shrunk, and one, only one, addition had materialised, akin to papering over the cracks using a single piece of Andrex. Financial wise, Birmingham City is a multi floored cloak and dagger store, the day to day management infrastructure, supplied by the same…… Continue reading 1/2/20 Blues v Nottingham Forest, Just Another Pair Of Socks.
Since the draw was made, the talk had been laden with jokes, yet nobody grew tired of them, on the contrary, we just came up with more and more imaginative ones, not least when the club decided to produce half and half scarves for the occasion. Steve even got the train to Coventry to have…… Continue reading 25/1/20 Coventry City v Blues, F.A.Cup 4th Round, In The Sky Blue Yonder, There’s No Place Like Home.
Standing at the bus stop at just after 5 in the morning, I say morning, it was way before daybreak, if it’s dark, then it’s really still night time, and my body was arguing with my mind, over why the one had dragged the other out of a nice warm bed, in the pursuit of…… Continue reading 18/1/20 Hearts v Airdrieonians, Scottish Cup 4th Round, The Air Was Turned Maroon.