You’ve Got To Be Cruel

Here’s my column from last week’s Leader. It forms part of the paper’s comprehensive pre-match coverage every Friday, featuring interviews, an in-depth look at the opposition and lots of statistical analysis. All content in the column (c) http://www.leaderlive.co.uk. Football fans are different. Non-football fans have empathy for others. They feel people’s pain. We revel in their suffering. That’s why I’ve been flummoxed by English cricket … Continue reading You’ve Got To Be Cruel

Young Player of the Year: Runners and Riders.

Here’s my column from last week’s Leader. It forms part of the paper’s comprehensive pre-match coverage every Friday, featuring interviews, an in-depth look at the opposition and lots of statistical analysis. All content in the column (c) http://www.leaderlive.co.uk. You can still vote for the player of the season at the Leader’s website, and while you’re at it you can also decide who you’d like to … Continue reading Young Player of the Year: Runners and Riders.

Our Friends In The North

Here’s my column from last week’s Leader. It forms part of the paper’s comprehensive pre-match coverage every Friday, featuring interviews, an in-depth look at the opposition and lots of statistical analysis. All content in the column (c) http://www.leaderlive.co.uk. Fancy popping north of the border to see Wrexham playing one of the biggest clubs in Europe in the league? You might get the chance to do … Continue reading Our Friends In The North

Taylz of the Unexpected

>Who’d have thought it? You might think we’re the eternal fall guys, but we completely out-manouevred our more illustrious adversaries to pull off a coup over Neil Taylor’s transfer fee! Crucially, the case never went before the wise old heads who adjudicate on such matters; if it had, I can’t help suspecting we wouldn’t have got such a decent deal. These tribunals, determined by reference … Continue reading Taylz of the Unexpected

Saunders The Swan?

>Ah, being Welsh. A double-edged sword, don’t you think? The whole big fish in a small pond thing is a powerful dynamic, and coming from a small country will merely accentuate that. Dean Saunders could be a beneficiary of this mindset, as his celebrity status is enhanced by his nationality. By mere fact of our shared nationality with Swansea and Cardiff, two cities which, let’s … Continue reading Saunders The Swan?