I’m off to the dentist this morning and there’s an impending feeling of doom. Not that I’m scared of drills or needles or any of that stuff, it’s the lecture about not flossing I’m not looking forward to. I’m not afraid, it’s an inconvenience and a potential humiliation and I could do without it. I … More Sunderland in the dentist’s chair.
My train’s at half nine so I’m getting the Metro at eight, just in case. I set my alarm for six this morning, in fact I set two alarms, just in case. I was wide awake at half five so there was no need for alarms anyway. If you hadn’t already guessed, I’m off to … More Won’t Be Home For Tea
After a totally uninspiring international break we are back to the hype that is the Premier League. Martin Tyler started the Manchester derby by telling us it was to Jose and Pep’s credit that they had played down their rivalry. The rivalry that Sky had been peddling all week. The rivalry that probably didn’t need … More Prince Harry, Itchy Knackers and brave Bradley Lowery. Premier League review (week four).
No sooner have we settled back into the routine of Premier League football than it all comes to a grinding halt due to the international break. Like most football fans, I am very much a club before country sort of man so I refuse to get excited about whether John Terry will be donning his … More John Terry’s jackboots and Jim White’s tissues. Premier League review (Week three)
When I embarked on my first Premier League review last week, I hadn’t anticipated how much work it was to report on every match so this week I’m not going to bother. I’m only going to discuss things that have caught my eye in the past seven days and ignore those that don’t interest me. … More Pulis in the bedroom, Pardew’s moves and a wet haddock. My Premier League review (Week two)
Bored of the Olympics? Bored of my blogs about the Olympics? For a change in scenery, here is the first in a sporadic series of blogs about the Premier League season. As always, the first weekend of the Premier League season brings a lot of anticipation, excitement, optimism, cliches and unanswered questions. Will Zlatan score … More Premier League review (Week one)
This was originally posted on May 11th 2016 before Sunderland played Everton. They won 3-0, I’m not sure what I was worried about. “How many times?” A question familiar to many Sunderland fans. Bowel movements are rarely used as a measure of anything outside of a hospital ward but they are a fairly accurate … More Sunderland, nerves and Kylie in a cheesecake.