With Torquay being a fair distance away from Brum, Pughey had been coerced into driving down there by Walshy, who said I could stop at his to make it easier. It all made perfect sense. I was still working at the brick factory at the time, no I’m not going to make some kind of…… Continue reading 16/11/91 Torquay United v Blues F.A.Cup 1st Round, Faulty Tours.
I’d been slowly increasing my circle of Blues supporting mates, We’d made the lounge in The Wrexham (It stood where the entrance to Morrisons carpark does now) the head quarters, I used to get there not long after the pub opened its doors on a Saturday, and our merry bunch used to leave with just…… Continue reading 5/10/91 Shrewsbury Town v Blues, Shrewd Home Improvement.
All long suffering football fans have their own particular favourite season. This little beauty was mine. If nothing else, I had less inhibitions and more hair. 24/8/91 Fulham v Blues, A Change in Capital. Back in those days, although there were phones, they tended to be the fixed type, or un-fixed, depending on how bad…… Continue reading 91/92 That Was The Season That Was.
Not surprisingly, life had become a lot more comfortable, and a lot less intense. I’d watched almost all the games Blues had played, made a few more friends whilst doing so, and put weight on, I’d needed to. If you want to lose weight, get yourself some nervous anxiety, you can’t beat it, the weight…… Continue reading 20/4/91 Grimsby Town v Blues, A Couple Of DJs In The Mix.
The day before, I’d walked out of the flat I shared with my wife, my Son, and I thought, my job. I know that sounds like a start of a thriller or murder novel, but it was just another stage of my life. If you’re wondering why the sudden dramatic change in circumstances, it’s fairly…… Continue reading 10/11/90 Chester City v Blues, A Messy Red Splodge On The Horizon.
In between being dumped by Linda, and this game, my life had been fairly mixed, I was still quite shy when it came to the opposite sex, but I hadn’t exactly taken a vow of celibacy either. I had an on/off relationship with a mate of mine’s Sister, called Julie, so on and off, that…… Continue reading 30/9/89 Blackpool v Blues, A Tower Of Displeasure.
Typical, ordinarily the first real Bank Holiday of the year, (Although it is one, I lump January 1st in with the Christmas break) is ruined by rubbish weather. This year’s a bit different to say the least. As Covid 19 carries on with its devastation, and the vast majority of us, rightly stay in doors,…… Continue reading 22/8/87 Them lot v Blues, Bitter Sweet.