Stand Up If You Hate

October 25, 2011

With the farce that was our match with QPR at the weekend behind us (barring a police investigation into an incident that neither of the parties involved has said happened) conversation in the pub has returned to rivalries. I was one of many Chelsea fans referring to Sunday’s game as “QPR’s Cup Final”, it simply means more to them than it does us, but why do these rivalries spring up?…


A Week Is A Long Time In Football

January 27, 2011

What a difference a week makes in the world of football. Our captain, legend, leader now thinks we can win the title again – I was merry after our win on Monday but didn’t go that far, JT – Man Utd showed what would have been described ‘The Spirit of Istanbul’ had it happened 30 miles down the M62, and next year’s FIFA branded computer game will need a new…


Won’t Somebody Think Of The Children?

January 18, 2011

Despite being a long-time supporter of the club, I will be the first to admit I have often concerned myself with purely first team affairs, and have only known the names of a handful of the younger players at the club. However in recent times, partly due to seeing them warming up, or simply warming the bench, the successful Youth FA Cup run and the impending ‘Financial Fair Play’ regulations,…