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.
Saw Steve at New Street who was off to Hereford, originally he’d planned to do Salford, but had a bit of family business to do. I settled down with the mag I’d bought, and enjoyed the journey up to Manchester. Getting off at Piccadilly, I headed down to catch the Metrolink, in this day and…… Continue reading 9/3/19 Salford City v Solihull Moors, How Soon Is Now?
Although the days drinking had been good, last season’s corresponding fixture will be one that will last long in the memory for all the wrong reasons, Steve Cottrell had only just been appointed, and the game was the last of Lee Carsley’s short tenure as interim manager. I was viewing this game with the pessimistic…… Continue reading 2/2/19 Hull City v Blues. K.C., And The Sunshine Banned.
I pencilled this one in, as soon as the fixtures came out, I might have a Blues season ticket, and will get one as long as I have the money to do so, but except for a few fixtures, I don’t mind missing a home game. In the three seasons I’ve actually managed to see…… Continue reading 23/2/19 Hearts v St Mirren. Missing Heart Beat.
I’ve never been the sharpest tool in the box, even when the box held nothing else but rubber mallets, it took me too long to hunt through them to find the glass hammer I’d been assigned to get, don’t get me started on a bubble for a spirit level and tartan paint, neither are available…… Continue reading Annie Verse ‘Arry.
There was a big round shiny thing in the sky, as I came out for the days precedings, hunching my old body against the cold, wasn’t needed for the first time this year. Hitting town, felt like we were playing at home, even though Blues hadn’t got a game, I made use of The Wellington’s…… Continue reading 16/2/19 Nuneaton Borough v Spennymoor Town, National League North. Busted plans.