8th November 2020
A late goal by Harry Kane ensured that my 5 teams to win, 11/1 football accumulator paid out for...
12th December 2018
In the early 1980’s I watched Gordon Taylor at work. He arrived at Boothferry Park, then home to Hull...
12th January 2017
This week the game of football lost one of the true gentlemen of the sport.
I first knew Graham Taylor when he was manager of Lincoln City. Our paths crossed again when he managed Watford and Aston Villa. Without Graham players such as John Barnes may never have become star names.
Graham was as honest a football manager as I ever had the pleasure of dealing with. The manner in which he was treated by the tabloid sports press when he was manager of England was a disgrace. It hurt him and his family, including his mother, who spent two . . .
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15th April 2015
In the final analysis, it doesn’t matter whether it was through fire, incompetence or hooliganism. We must not...
5th November 2014
I confess I thought David James was meant to be one of the clever ones. Footballers that is. Wasn’t...
15th May 2014
I shall set the scene. February 1982. I am at Boothferry Park, home of Hull City. I am there...