By my own eccentric rules, last season was a poor one in respect of attending football matches, something I’m determined to put right. As ambitions go, mine probably seem strange to a normal person, but as one of them is to go to as many football grounds as I can before mind and body cease…… Continue reading 13/7/19 Cowdenbeath v East Fife, Scottish League Cup 1st round, group A. You’ll Take The High Road, And I’ll Take The Train. . . . It’s Easier.
Technology in football has been a long time coming. It’s lagged behind almost every other sport. I’ve heard a lot of dissension about it. VAR, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing, say it again. We’re an impatient bunch, us football supporters, it’s due to my age, I know, but I’m sure each generation get…… Continue reading VAR From the Maddening Crowd
Every two years your average football fan goes stir crazy/cold turkey. Even the most level headed amongst us, find ourselves either going slightly mad, or sending our nearest and dearest mad in the process. Yep, when the year ends in an odd number, we look to fill our waking hours with something, anything to keep…… Continue reading Dodging The Tumble weeds in Search Of Scraps.
I know I tend to give anything technology wise, a wide berth, but I have to admit, it’s got its benefits. Otherwise, thanks to Dave, I wouldn’t have found out about the beer festival. Fleetingly, I’d hoped to pack a lot more into the weekend, but due to a whole raft of reasons, (Some of…… Continue reading 25/26/5/19 Thirsty Magpie Beer Festival, He Drinks A Bitter Drink, He Drinks A Cider Drink
Another season came and went. I’m not working in the same job, or even at the same place that I was at the start of it. I’m not going to go into detail, other than that the situation wasn’t entirely down to me. At the time it meant a huge amount of personal upheaval, and…… Continue reading A Bit Collate, But Not Forgotten.
I felt a bit cheeky leaving the others to go on an ale trail round Chorley, but I really didn’t want to face a game like this stone cold sober, plus Chorley might be on the small side, but it’s packed with some really good pubs. Not having anything to eat, Val made sure I…… Continue reading 12/5/19 Chorley v Spennymoor Town, National League North Playoff Final, Penalty Clause.
Originally I wasn’t going to bother doing the last game of the season at Reading, as Sky now controls our domestic game at the top level, all championship games are played on a Sunday with a 12:30 kick off, that way, they can take their circus to any ground they deem worthy of an interested…… Continue reading 5/5/19 Reading v Blues, Another Chapter Ends . . . . Not Quite.