Monthly Archives: May 2012

Legends #2: the oh fuck moment: 23rd May 2012

Stephen As I indicated last week, I will not be available on Thursday because I am going to the theatre. I recall that one of the legends – Steve The Bruce, I think – commented that it was somewhat extravagant … Continue reading

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Promotion Party: May 2012

To be a football fan of one of the many clubs outside the top 4 in the premiership is to live more with adversity than to live with success, more in hope but even more with disappointment.  We all know … Continue reading

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Even shin pads??????? 23rd May 2012

Here’s a question: why was John Terry wearing his full kit, even shin pads, at the end of the champions league final?  Am I alone in thinking that was somewhat strange?  Was it a show of unity amongst the squad, … Continue reading

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Legends: 23rd May 2012

Fireman Dave, Tim, Steve The Bruce, Cuddles…..one word and one word only can describe these four, and that word is…LEGENDS. Hear the ghostly whispers grow ever faint and drift in the evening breeze, ‘you never win when you have the … Continue reading

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Vlad Never Threw A Game: 15th May 2012

Some people are never satisfied: Vlad The Impaler, well known for being the sort of person who on completing a rather sumptuous meal wouldn’t say ‘my Jove what a fine delight that was’, but would recline and demand ‘more’.   Cardinal … Continue reading

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God Loves A Tryer But He Loves Wednesday More: Tuesday 8th May 2012

Really really really, what shall I write today? Should I make reference to the fact we still haven’t played the decider Should I make reference to Whites victory last week to make it 2-2 in the Third World Series Should … Continue reading

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Lucky Socks: Tuesday 1st May 2012

And so it all comes down to this, two games, simultaneously played, two sets of supporters nervously glancing from pitch to scoreboard to phones to half eaten nails, the twitches, the superstitions, the lucky socks, the lucky programme seller, the … Continue reading

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