What happened to the eight managers who won the main trophies or league titles in English football in the 2011-12 season, twelve months down the line?
I can’t say I’m thrilled about any of the candidates, although I’m sure if they’d had more time and money to get their views across, one or two might have risen to the top.
Seven days since “the greatest golfing spectacle ever”, I’ve finally got around to putting some of my thoughts and memories into words.
This may have been the UK’s “greatest team ever”, in terms of where we ended up in the medals table, but I don’t think the athletes as a whole outperformed expectations in the way many commentators are taking for granted.
If I’ve met 500 people in this city over the years, I’d bet that the number who’ve been to a Council meeting would fit into my living room.
Unlike Cherry Hinton, this is solid Liberal Democrat territory, with the Conservatives a fairly distant second last time out.
I dread to think what things would have been like if the Olympic tickets had been sold on some sort of “first-come first-served” basis.
If I were to have just 12 apps on my iPad, other than the standard Safari, Mail and iTunes, these would be the ones.
A list of favourite sporting moments which weren’t football, and some quite spectacular ones, now I come to think of it!
he first of two lists of satisfying sporting moments, this one focusing exclusively on football.
Oooh, nice. The most expensively-placed grocer’s apostrophe I’ve seen for a long time. A half page advertisement in The Times doesn’t come cheap. And when your ad only has a few words on it, well, proof-reading isn’t that onerous a…
A friend threw a pub quiz-style question at me today: “How many sets of brothers can you name who have both played football in the English First Division (or Premier League)?” It’s a good one, and I have to admit…
Woo-Hoo. Texaco Fantasy Football is back for the Championship 2010/2011 season. Do join! Picking a team takes 5-10 minutes and is free. You can then also join in individual leagues, and I’ve got two tell you about: 1. ITFC Twitterati….
Those who can, do. Those who can’t get a cushy job in the TV studio. Isn’t it odd that Danny Baker’s few minutes on Match of the Day became for some people one of the most abiding memories of the…
For me, this has been the most interesting election campaign for many years – if not ever. The emergence of a third party nationally; having my house “moved” from a Tory stronghold into a constituency which could go any way;…