Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Year: New Resolution: No Procrastinating

I am going to write a piece about what has happened over the last 12 months to me & why I have chosen this as my resolution for 2013. On second thoughts, I’ll do it later. Advertisements

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Christmas Past, Present & Future

Well, that it over for another year. Christmas sneaked up on us (so to speak) happened and has slipped off into the distant past. I’ve another Christmas under my belt, so should be wiser, but like Peter Pan never grows … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas & Season’s Greetings

Seasons greetings to you all at this festival to celebrate consumer greed and over indulgence. Some of you will recall it was introduced initially in the 1980s to replace a Christian festival to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the … Continue reading

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Ground Hopping: Ground Hoping? When Saturday (Never) Comes 22nd December 2012

So, the Saturday before Christmas? Its traditionally a day of low attendances at football matches as husbands/ boyfriends either get dragged round the shops by She Who Must Be Obeyed (SWMBO) to help with the Christmas consumer orgy preparations or … Continue reading

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Ground Hopping: Darlington v Spennymoor 19th December 2012 : Heritage Park Bishop Auckland

Well this was a bit of ground hopping with a difference for me. Although I’ve always been primarily a Newcastle United fan,  used to go and watch Darlington play whenever I wasn’t watching Spennymoor play. I’ve seen Darlington with the … Continue reading

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Venue Hopping: Around and About

Rather than ground hopping, this time, I’ve been venue hopping. What do you mean by venue hopping? I hear you ask. Well I’ve been to a few different venues over the last few days and this is a round up … Continue reading

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The Football Pyramid is Killing Non League Football

Controversial? Well, let me explain my thinking. If we go back to before 1979, there was no pyramid in non league football and indeed no national league outside of the 4 football league divisions. There was no automatic promotion to … Continue reading

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