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.
Ordinarily I would’ve been watching Blues. After all, they were away, I prefer away games, however, it was Q.P.R., an awful ground, with awful stewarding and even more awful policing. It doesn’t make for comfortable watching. There are certain places I’m done with going to for differing reasons, for instance, Blackburn, because of a lack…… Continue reading 9/2/19 Ebbsfleet United v Solihull Moors, National League Premier league. Life is Ebbing Away . . And Ale.
With the temperature well and truly plunged, wrapping up warm was compulsory, unless you were a millennial Geordie on a night out on the toon of course. I visited New Street station to get tickets for upcoming trips, and whilst trying to purchase the right SD card to give my phone some memory and the…… Continue reading 2/2/19 Blues v Nottingham Forest, Prawn Sarnies in an Uncharted Forest