That Whole James Gray – Zinedine Zidane Thing

It looks like James Gray has unwittingly sparked one of the more unexpected debates at the start of this season. I can’t say it occurred to me to question his role in the current side until it was publicly doubted, and to be honest I can’t see why a perceived lack of goals is an issue. After all, he has a strike rate of a … Continue reading That Whole James Gray – Zinedine Zidane Thing

Collin Hits The Heights

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) We had our spell in the BT Sport spotlight last Monday, but did you notice that the day before an ex-Wrexham player enjoyed international acclaim on the … Continue reading Collin Hits The Heights

>Alan Green and Russell Brand-Spot The Difference!

>How come Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand are hung out to dry by a BBC concerned by perceived damage to their lofty reputation, when Alan Green is apparently their blue-eyed boy? I’m not objecting to the grim work he does, or his rampant egomania (I love this reference to him as “Alan Green’s Favourite Football Commemtator! EVERYTHING is about him in his broadcasts!) I’m objecting … Continue reading >Alan Green and Russell Brand-Spot The Difference!

No Replays Thank You!

>The World and its wife wants france to replay their game with Ireland-even Thierry Henry (clearly under advice from his PR team!) agrees! Well, before jumping on the bandwagon, look at this: That was from earlier in this campaign, when the Irish were losing with twenty minutes left to Georgia, but were given a lifeline by that imaginary penalty and went on to win 2-1. … Continue reading No Replays Thank You!