Category Archive: Football Writing

Five Reasons to Hate Yeovil Town

Yeovil’s ground is the only one in England named after the noise a bus makes when it stops.

Dab Cams and Dud Cups; on the FA’s Failing of Lower League Clubs

If the FA Cup can’t be guaranteed protection, then lesser competitions become rife for experimentation under a flimsy ruse of being somehow for a greater good

On being tired of football

I think I’m also tired of football. Maybe – and hopefully – not the actual game, but I’m tired of so many aspects of it.

Every ‘Fixture Release Day’ article you’ve ever read.

Create your own ‘fixtures release day’ news story with this handy pre-written template.

On Contemplating Life Without Football

Though I’ve grown up, though I’ve managed to get through school and university, through several jobs – some good, some awful – and hold down an actual relationship, football has, whether I like it or not, consumed my life.

On Boxing Day Football

Top of the league, a packed Belle Vue and Gregg Blundell wheeling away to reveal a torso so white it could make an albino blush with jealousy.

Moving the Goalposts: Last and First Stadium Goalscorers

Theo Streete played just ten matches as a professional footballer. His is the sort of blink and you miss it pro career that in most instances would fade away everywhere but a listing… Continue reading

On Passion in Football

With the former German international Thomas Hitzlsperger, and then Gainsborough Trinity’s Liam Davies, bravely taking the decision to publically state their homosexuality last week there was much subsequent mumbling about how the macho,… Continue reading

Voice of the Pop Side: The Sheffield County Cup

As it’s getting close to Christmas we thought we’d offer you a treat by sharing one of the recent articles from our print fanzine online. In Issue 61 the Godfather of Doncaster Rovers… Continue reading

A Doncastrian Non-League Day

This Saturday sees the third annual ‘Non-League Day’. The brainchild of QPR fan James Doe, Non-League Day was initially launched to encourage fans of Championship and Premier League to use the international break… Continue reading