February 2017

Blues in Birmingham

A police officer astride a white horse, trying to control football crowds! No, this story is not about the ‘White Horse’ FA Cup Final at…


The Golden Vision

“What’s your Daddy do? Plays football. Who for? Everton. Is he good? Yes. What’s his name Alex Young” Golden Vision. BBC Play for Today. 1968…


Euro Roundup

Zlatan’s heroics helped United towards a possible road to success, but what happened across the top European leagues this weekend? The Spanish League was threatened…



A Don til I die…

Hindsight is a wonderful gift, said George Custer as he gasped his last at the Little Bighorn. It is now accepted that the bold Colonel…




Irish League Preview

All matches kick off at 3pm, 25th February 2017 unless stated otherwise. Ballinamallard United v Ballymena United Ballinamallard host Ballymena fresh from their Northern Ireland…


Crime and Punishment

Suddenly betting in football is a hot topic again this week. Firstly, Sutton United’s deputy goalkeeper Wayne Shaw has wrecked the integrity of the FA…







Are Liverpool a one Mané team?

It’s a familiar refrain heard in football conversations around the world – ‘you’re just a one-man team!’ Ironically football is a team sport played between…



Euro Roundup

As the English Premier League stepped aside to allow the magic of the FA Cup its rightful attention, the top European leagues didn’t hang around….