For many, football can be more than a passion. It’s an all-consuming obsession, linking our past to our present and our present to our future. Calendars are planned around the football season, and memories of major life events can be linked to the fixtures that took place around the same time. Few reflect this kind […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Sorry For Your Loss’ with Ed Bottomley
In the climactic scene of 90s football and booze flick When Saturday Comes, Jimmy Muir, an amateur footballer who’s overcome his demons and signed up with boyhood club Sheffield United, scores an 89th minute penalty to secure victory for the Blades against Manchester United in an FA Cup semi-final that, for reasons unexplained, was held at Bramall […]Read More Billy Sharp’s Circus: An ode to the 20th Century Boy with a 21st Century Record.
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 surprise last minute signings of two mysterious Argentinians on transfer deadline day at the start of the 2006/07 season added some much needed quality to […]Read More PL25: Third Party Out of Bounds (2006/07)