Season 7 – The Tough Get Going

underdog [uhn-der-dawg, -dog] a person who is expected to lose in a contest or conflict. a victim of social or political injustice: 9 letters, 1 word. A definition, not just of the club, but of the way of thinking that had come through the club.  From the days of Alick Jeffrey, through to the fan movements during the torrid Ken Richardson era, all the way through to the end of Belle…Read More

Season 7 – The King is Dead, Long Live the King!

“You can’t win anything with kids” – Alan Hansen, August 1995 When you’re sat there, wondering what to do, realising, that no one that has sat there before you, has ever found themselves in this position, its difficult, nay impossible, to properly think of your next action, and how it will affect things. Well, turning…Read More

Season 6 – New Year, New Problems?

It doesn’t take an idiot to know that the Premier League is a completely different level to the Football League and the Championship.  Having got promoted from the Championship playing my version of ‘Sarri-ball’, the high tempo style preferred by Maurizio Sarri,  There is a distinct possibility that this won’t work in the top flight,…Read More