22/2/20 Boston United v afc Telford, National League North. Stumped Up For A Shoebox.

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.

8/2/20 Weston Super Mare v Walton Casuals, Southern League Premier Division South, Being Super Casual.

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.

1/2/20 Blues v Nottingham Forest, Just Another Pair Of Socks.

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.

25/1/20 Coventry City v Blues, F.A.Cup 4th Round, In The Sky Blue Yonder, There’s No Place Like Home.

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.

18/1/20 Hearts v Airdrieonians, Scottish Cup 4th Round, The Air Was Turned Maroon.

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.