Monthly Archives: September 2011

GROUNDHOPPING: Dead Football Grounds

This week, I visited a football ground I last visited in the 1989/1990 season when I saw Newcastle win there 3-0 on 21st October. That day in 1989/90 season was a great day out at football with friends. A good … Continue reading

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USA–Hang Your Head In Shame

Today, the USA should be hanging its head in shame for its killing of TROY DAVIS. He was convicted in 1991 of the 1989 killing of an off duty policeman. Those who know me or read my posts will be … Continue reading

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The Future of Football is Here

Toddle off to your local Premiership club, pay up to £80 for a seat, ( average cost is >£40 ) to watch a single game. No choice in your seat location. Told to sit down even when exciting moments. Pay … Continue reading

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Human Rights–Inhuman on the Rest of Us?

The Human Rights Act gets a lot of bad press and is slated by many people.The media have their own agenda to slate the act. Most of the people who criticise the Human Rights Act have little understanding of what … Continue reading

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Drive My Car?

I remember many years ago my father telling me that cars cost a fortune to buy and then a fortune to run. This was back in the days of Thatcherism when it seemed that everyone wanted to own a car. … Continue reading

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Ground hopping: The Road to Wembley & Home! Spennymoor v Shildon 29th Aug 2011 & Spennymoor v S*nderland RCA 3rd Sep 2011–FA Cup

Its been a while since I have blogged. In my defence, its been a busy time. I have also been away from home the last week. Well when I say away from home, I mean away from our London pad … Continue reading

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