pre-season

More than meets the eye with Pre- Season happenings

July 12, 2009

It’s worth having a look at some of the pre season fixtures that some of the Premier League’s finest will be undertaking, before the gruelling Premier League season starts up again. That exciting time is just over a month away, but teams need to see how their new signings are going to fit in, if there are any weaknesses that need to be attended […]

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Mum knows best

September 17, 2008

It’s what the game is missing

My mum says she can always tell when I’m lying. She spoke these child-crumpling words as I tried to blame the cat for knocking over a priceless vase from the Ming dynasty, or possibly BHS (so hard to tell the difference now a days). My reaction? Of course I did the honourable thing and went red and blamed the rabbi […]

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It’s football for the next 9 months!

August 7, 2008

At the start of the summer I decided to enter into a little pact with a friend. It wasn’t some cultish wedding day sect but rather a wager designed to see the light of day around about 1030pm on Saturday 16th August. […]

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The season countdown…

August 6, 2008

After the initial survival kit for pre-season friendlies, it’s time for some more helpful advice as the season countdown continues.
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A guide to pre-season friendlies

July 22, 2008

It’s that time of year again when your team heads out to the most remote of locations to play out a meaningless goalless draw against the local non league pub side. So what’s the point pf the pre-season friendly? Is it worth parting with a fiver to watch your whole squad take on Kettering Town?

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