We woke up, spending time still catching up, and talking rubbish, before going to Greggs for breakfast, it was an early kick-off, which always puts your timings out, especially with it being an out of town ground that I wasn’t used to. I had been informed that there was a good chance of sneaking into…… Continue reading 13/4/19 Ford v Hanks, Final. Finally.
Sticking the telly on, the erudite Julie Hambleton and her brother Brian were being interviewed on BBC Breakfast, they have, along with a dedicated few, been campaigning tirelessly, to get justice for the 21 people who were slain in the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974, I may have only been 6 at the time, but…… Continue reading 6/4/19 Blues v Leeds, Tinker Players, Sold A Spy.
I’d hit the snooze before finally dragging myself up, it had been against my better judgement after all, night shift doesn’t do your body clock any good. On the bus into town, I was already thinking of catching sleep on the train down to London. WH Smiths is a chain that grew up round train…… Continue reading 30/3/19 Hampton and Richmond Borough v Hungerford Town, National League South, Formations And Constructions
Regardless of reasons, the regulars begging on Birchfield road, are increasing in number, it feels like it won’t be long before we’re all jockeying for pitches, without getting all political, I don’t believe that the politicians are addressing the problem, just scooting round the inconvenience, whenever they encounter the people with their hands out, wherever…… Continue reading 29/3/19 West Bromwich Albion v Blues, Passports At The Ready For A Trip To The Black Country.
I ran to make the bus, I don’t know why really, as I live on a good route, from before 5 in the morning, till after midnight, the longest I have to wait for one is about a quarter of an hour, and that’s a rarity, yet still ran for it. I caught the train…… Continue reading 23/3/19 St Albans City v Gloucester City, National League South. Double Gloucester.
I got a text off Jinksy asking if I was doing the game, I was on the train an hour later than them, I’m not going to reveal who delivered a horrendous forecast on the BBC, for the north of England, but you wouldn’t have been able to wipe off the inane grin on his…… Continue reading 16/3/19 Preston North End v Blues, An Unhappy End.
I’m a fan of the sitcom Derry Girls, in the latest episode, the storyline concerned trying to foster better relations with Protestants, the two groups were asked what Catholics and Protestants had in common, both groups then preceded to come up with nothing but differences, Birmingham City and Aston Villa is much the same. “Are…… Continue reading 10/3/19 Blues v Them Lot, Sunday Punch Time Kick-off.