Not being exactly awash with money at moment, I’d decided to give Leeds a miss. Leeds is an expensive day out, at the best of times, so prudence with money was a necessity. After taking in my first F.A.cup qualifying game last season, I was keen to take in another one, as well as doing…… Continue reading 22/9/18 Stourbridge v Leamington. F.A.cup 2nd Round Qualifying. Glass didn’t Brake in the cup.
With having to drastically reign in my spending, I used this one as an excuse to go visiting family. I don’t see my family enough, time, money, or both, speeds life by. I met up with my Brother and his middle Son Dan, over the summer, to watch Warwickshire play cricket. We saw the whole…… Continue reading 15/9/18 A.F.C. Telford United v Stockport County, National League North. Memory Lane Tripping.
Some games you look forward to. Games against the Baggies are always in that bracket. Similar clubs, with fans with a similar mindset. You don’t have to dig a map out, to see that the grounds are geographically close. Historically, we play at home on the same day. We mix in the same pubs in…… Continue reading 14/9/18 Blues v West Bromwich Albion. Kindred Spirits.
I walked into town, I hadn’t got the change for the bus. The first part of the journey was New Street to Euston, it had worked out, that I missed the engineering works, that had shut Euston down for 3 consecutive weeks, a route that I’ve done many times. I touched down in London, and…… Continue reading 8/9/18 Stevenage v Macclesfield. Glad To Get This One Done.
I hit the Wellington, half expecting, our usual table to be occupied by Jinksy at least. They were all up the other end of the bar. Paul Mason was with Jinksy and Pete. Jinksy had met up with Nat Peters at the Forrest game, and things had got messy. We were soon joined by J.K.…… Continue reading 1/9/18 Blues v Queens Park Rangers. Goals, Goals, Goals!!!
It’s not for me, trawling round car boot sales, or D.I.Y. stalls, or garden centres. I’m never going to waste a precious Bank Holiday, doing something that, absolutely appalls me. Even the thought of spending time with either a decorating, or gardening implement, in my hand, fills me with a dark foreboding. With a full…… Continue reading 27/8/18 Altrincham v Guisely. National League, North. Breaking The Shackles Of Domestic Bliss.
I shouldn’t moan that Sky saw fit to televise the game, I could still get back after the game. I shouldn’t moan that Sky saw fit to televise the game, Friday evening saw Middlesbrough at home to the Baggies. The population might be friendly, and the place is enjoying an explosion of micro pubs, but…… Continue reading 25/8/18 Nottingham Forest v Blues. Game Changer.