With football now being talked about on television and online in the past tense (unless you’re a fan of the Belarusian Premier League), supporters old and new have been whiling away their time in lockdown with some sweet slices of nostalgia (or history lessons for the youngsters) on the post-1992 origins of the sport. Last […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Fenton! Fenton! Oh, Jesus Christ!’ with Dave Black
Some defeats are instantly forgettable, others we’re able to scrunch up and file away in the deepest recesses of our memory, never to be seen again until they’re coaxed out of us by a therapist during a mid-life crisis. Some catch us cold at 11:30 on a Tuesday night as we drift off to sleep, […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘A Pain in the Gas’ with Sarah Ponsford.
Welcome back to Losing My Favourite Game, the feature that takes all the joy from the experience of football fandom, casts it to one side, and zones in on the pain, anguish and suffering instead. Every week this season, we’ll be publishing stories from a host of voices across the world of football and beyond, with each […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘And The Drought Goes On’ with Jasmine Baba
The 2017/18 season celebrates 25 years of the Premier League. To mark the occasion we’ll be taking a look at some of the more off-kilter moments from each season. The takeover of Blackburn Rovers by Indian group Venky’s in 2010 was accompanied by statements of intent from the incoming owners. The poultry magnates made promises […]Read More PL25: Chicken Payback (2011/12)
The smell of Brussels sprouts may continue to linger into the Spring, and the large consumption of brandy shows no sign of letting up, but on the bluster of a New Year’s Day, what better way to start 2018 in style than checking in on our Football League experts Saint and Greavsie, and getting the lowdown […]Read More The December EFL Round-Up With Saint and Greavsie.