Lee Warren’s words encapsulate the futility of it all. We were never quite dead – somehow never quite done for – but at the same time we always were.
Is VAR really the answer to gripes with the decisions of match officials?
Sadly, it often takes more than a nod and a wink from a man who reads out the latest football scores to conquer addiction.
The Football Association are messing about with women’s football again, and our editor, Glen Wilson, isn’t impressed.
Football isn’t bigger than being. It’s a sport, a pastime, a hobby, a game. In actual terms it’s never more than that and ultimately it doesn’t matter.
We don’t have to be happy with where we are just because no-one’s tried to set fire to the ground in two decades… but we must be realistic in our progress.
To what extent is the media to blame for the monopolisation of our football fandom?
Why I’d rather follow a football team looking local than trying to go global.
Some of us have spent most of our lives treating the support of our team as sentence good behaviour won’t shorten
On Monday 15 September 1975, Balderstone became the only one to play in a County Championship cricket match and a Football League fixture on the same day.
Of course, everyone has a right to voice their opinions, and in spite of the exceedingly regular threats that he ‘won’t be bothering coming back here again’ he’s continued to take his seat.
Worse still is the fashion for people in high places to adopt football interview speak. Our language is in serious trouble.