The good news was that the heatwave broke and thankfully as I type this the heatwave is still broken. Yay. After the South Park game, which apparently was an impressive 5-0 victory over a scratch home side (if you can’t try players out in pre-season, then when can you? I’ve no doubt that Mick Sullivan … Read more Woe at Westfield
[su_custom_gallery source=”media: 227,228,229,230″ width=”700″ height=”300″ title=”always”] I love visiting the Pilot Field, and generally I’m fond of visiting Hastings. This was a good afternoon, not too warm, and the football on show in this pre-season friendly between the K’s and hosts Hastings United was top notch for a middle-of-July game. In 1948 and 1949, the … Read more Hastings United away
I didn’t make it to Slough last night. This has disappointed me as I wanted to go. Well, most of me wanted to go, but my right foot didn’t have any plans to do anything except be sore. I had to hobble home and be annoyed whilst finding absolutely nothing decent to watch on television. … Read more Not so much “Slough”, too much “ow”
[su_custom_gallery source=”media: 217,218,220″ width=”700″ height=”300″ title=”always”] The waiting is over, the football finally began. And it was hot. And that stupid foot of mine hurt like heck, stopped me from sleeping on Friday night as I predicted, and I felt quite awful Saturday night as I fell asleep at around 9pm. Unusually early for me. … Read more Weymouth away
Tonight is the beginning of the new season. No football to watch in person, but travelling in order to watch football tomorrow. And it’s a mixture of excitement and nerves, coupled with an almost constant cursing that my right foot has decided to hurt itself. Feet take time to heal – yesterday I thought we … Read more And so it begins.
In one particular way, I am a typical Englishman. I hate the weather. In winter, it’s too rainy and God help me when it dares to snow. When the fluffy white stuff drifts down from the clouds, it’s time to hibernate, but at least when it’s cold then you can do something about it and … Read more …melting…