Both sides adopted a ‘no nonsense’ approach. ‘Nonsense’ here meaning controlling the ball, passing along the floor or shooting towards goal.
BAM! ZAP! POW! KASSAM! And to a glorious winter’s day in Oxfordshire for the clash of the Vikings and the U’s.
The Football Association are messing about with women’s football again, and our editor, Glen Wilson, isn’t impressed.
Doncaster Rovers produced an excellent display to overcome Scunthorpe United in a pulsating FA Cup tie.
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.
Both Ian Lawlor and the goalpost came to Rovers’ rescue as the home defence displayed all the composure of Olly Murs in the vicinity of a backfiring moped.
Typical, you wait ages for a fanzine, and then two issues come along in quick succession. It may only be a month since issue 90 of popular STAND, but we’re back again with another edition to soften the blow of having to face the sham of a club that is MK ‘Dons’.
This was a concerning display from Rovers who disappointed at both ends of the pitch.
In the classic Hollywood good versus evil trope; the good guys wear white, the bad guys wear black. Rotherham United dressed for their role.
Rovers will take few positives home from a game where we looked shaky, constantly ill at ease and without shape.
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?