1/10/22 Sheffield United V Blues. Put The Kettle On Polly.

The rail strikes have really affected my football attending this season. I fully support the unions, but I can’t say it isn’t annoying. Especially when it affects the away games. Personally, I think it’s the wrong tactics to pull strikes on a Saturday. There’s more journeys made for work during the week, then there is…… Continue reading 1/10/22 Sheffield United V Blues. Put The Kettle On Polly.

24/9/22 Woking V Solihull Moors, National League. A Woke In A Daze, Too Scared To Speak.

It’s one of those in between times of year, where you don’t know what to wear. The summer heat is fading fast, as the crisp coldness of winter raises its ugly head. (The older I get, the more the cold and damp eats at my joints like a ravenous sharp toothed animal.) Opening the door…… Continue reading 24/9/22 Woking V Solihull Moors, National League. A Woke In A Daze, Too Scared To Speak.

3/9/22 Preston North End v Blues. North Goes South Because Of The Middle Bit.

This was to be the first game after the Transfer window had shut. For Blues, the whole window had been pretty disappointing, and Deadline day was a damp squib, (Whatever one of those actually is.) My concern was the lack of a striker with pace. I could only see a season of struggle before Deadline…… Continue reading 3/9/22 Preston North End v Blues. North Goes South Because Of The Middle Bit.

29/8/22 Alfreton Town V Chorley, National League North. It’s No Chore Watching Non-League.

A Bank Holiday, and a full fixture list. Well it was in Non-League pyramid anyway. I could’ve stayed at home of course. Do something that the domestically chained do, but I’m single, live on my own, and my life is my own. Staying in when there was a choice of Non-League games to go to,…… Continue reading 29/8/22 Alfreton Town V Chorley, National League North. It’s No Chore Watching Non-League.

20/8/22 Blues v Wigan. Keep Your Wig On, It’s Still Only Early Days.

Thankfully, the RMT strike that had been planned for the day, wouldn’t be disrailling me. (See what I did there? That’s right, a big chunk of Wensleydale. At best, my humour is just crumbly cheese.) Had I needed to, I’d have been able to walk. In an age gone by, it’s what supporters did, everyone…… Continue reading 20/8/22 Blues v Wigan. Keep Your Wig On, It’s Still Only Early Days.

13/8/22 Walsall Wood V Wulfrunians, Midland Football League Premier Division. Strike The Pose.

Well, right up until just after Midday on the Friday, I was due to travel down to South Wales, to watch Blues at Cardiff. Now normally, that would’ve entailed getting the train via Cheltenham and Bristol. As ASLEF were on strike in England, that route was no longer viable. However, as we pondered this on…… Continue reading 13/8/22 Walsall Wood V Wulfrunians, Midland Football League Premier Division. Strike The Pose.

6/8/22 Fisher V Sutton Common Rovers, F.A.Cup Extra Preliminary Round. Iron Bandits.

I may not have been bitten by the Commonwealth Games bug, but I was more than happy that it had caused our first home to be moved to the Friday. It meant that I’d the opportunity to take in the first ground hop of the season. The first fixture that sprung out to me, was…… Continue reading 6/8/22 Fisher V Sutton Common Rovers, F.A.Cup Extra Preliminary Round. Iron Bandits.