The messages started rolling in as the score went viral, a steady stream of mirth, horror and bewilderment. In that sense my phone mirrored the terraces, where baffled fans weren’t quite sure whether to stay or leave, or laugh or cry, or simply curl up and cringe at the sheer embarrassment of it all. “It’s […]
For those who try and ignore pre-season’s procession of A.Triallists and defeats in ex-mining villages, the new domestic season arrives as it always does.
It was around ten past four last Wednesday that the week began to unravel. En-route to Chorley for the first of two play-off games, we arrived at the back of a queue of slow moving traffic that turned into a queue of static traffic that turned into a queue of people-walking-their-dogs-down-the-outside-lane kind of traffic.
“Shit!! Shit!! You’re shit, Reds!” And you thought Boston fans were demanding arseholes? Tell that to the vein-popping racialist who, after chastising Kevin Austin for having the audacity to parade about in his NON-WHITE skin like he FUCKING OWNED THE PLACE, decided to boo his own team after 93 minutes of a ten month season […]
Follow all the action from The Weaver Stadium – LIVE(ish) Tuesday 21 April 2009, Northern Premier League
Ilkeston Town 1 Boston United 1 Where: New Manor Ground, Ilkeston When: Tuesday 09 December 2008 How many: 270 Temperature: -85 degrees centigrade Going: Frozen fucking solid
Worksop Town 1 Boston United 1 Where: Watnall Road, Hucknall When: Tuesday 29 October 2008 How many: 230 impsTALK thought it had seen the last of Watnall Road, a ground of innumerable annoyances: its deceptive location tempting fans into using the tram only to get lost in a maze of identi-kit roundabouts, the catering truck […]
FC United of Manchester 0 Boston United 1 Where: Gigg Lane, Bury When: Monday 25 August 2008 How many: 2825 Fists pumping, teeth bared in triumphant grimace and with a team-mate clinging to his back, Boston United’s young keeper Chris Wright raced over to the 175 noisy visitors at Gigg Lane on Monday as if […]
Arsenal 4, Leeds United 1 FA Women’s Cup Final City Ground, Nottingham May 5 2008 They’re a national laughing stock. The butt of a billion jokes. Shapeless, tactically naïve, technically deficient; unable to pass, trap, head or basically kick the ball, while playing at a pace that even an exceptionally lethargic glacier would find excruciating. […]
Follow all the action from the WORLD CLASS facilities of an athletics stadium somewhere up north near Newcastle – LIVE(ish)
Follow all the action from Bower Fold – LIVE(ish) Saturday 17 November – Aquamarine North Kick off 3.00pm
Follow all the action from Wetherby Road – LIVE(ish)