Whilst Ross Stewart and Elliot Embleton will rightly get the plaudits from Saturday’s League One Play Off Final, the real unsung hero was ‘John The Driver’. … More Crashes and Ashes – My Wembley Tale
Whisper it, but there might just be a chink of light at the end of the tunnel for Sunderland fans. … More Chink of Light
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).
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.