Author Archives: cmacd1989

About cmacd1989

Journalism student at the University of Lincoln. Come from Scunthorpe. Interests: Football, music, socialising.

How England Have United a Nation and Inspired a Generation

The dream is now more than half a century old. Time and time again, it’s been punctured, burst, deflated, killed, ruined. Generations of players, fans, memories – all with that same dream, and all feeling it slip through their fingers. … Continue reading

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Fun, Farce & Fury: Footgolf Review

What happened when me and a few of the lads sampled Footgolf, an almagamation of football and, er, golf. Continue reading

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The curious case of Terry Hawkridge

Things are looking rosy in the Scunthorpe United garden, but the regression of Terry Hawkridge is casting a shadow. Just what has happened to the Iron winger? Continue reading

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Album review: Black Onassis – Desensitized

A while back I wrote an entry about the return to the music scene of former Kasabian man Chris Karloff and his new project Black Onassis. At the end of that article I looked forward to a potential album that was … Continue reading

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Kasabian tribute act shine at Winterton Fake Festival

I’ve just caught a hat launched into the crowd by a lookalike of my favourite band’s lead singer. What is this madness? Continue reading

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Kasabian destroy The Dome…

A quite remarkable performance from Kasabian. But what was the highlight? Continue reading

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Karloff’s return offers glimpse of what might have been for Kasabian

It is worth considering that Black Onassis may be an interesting insight into the direction that Kasabian may have taken had Karloff remained in the band. Continue reading

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The Last Dance: A fitting farewell for The Music

A sensational performance from a band who, despite all their troubles, had remained loyal to their dreams and repaid those fans who had supported them all the way with a quite brilliant concert. Continue reading

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The madness of the play-offs: Carnage on the continent

The Football League Play-Offs provide some of the most exhilarating football matches in the domestic game.  For four teams, the season is decided over a two legged semi-final, and if successfully negotiated, comes down to a single 90-minute slog between the two … Continue reading

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Album Review: Beady Eye- Different Gear, Still Speeding

Different Gear, Still Speeding is definitely a case of different band, same Liam. Continue reading

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