Tag Archives: football

8 Little Things I Hate About Football

So you’ve had my list of footballing pleasures, but what do I really hate about the beautiful game? Continue reading

Posted in Football, Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Iron Punctured by Sharp

Billy Sharp returned to haunt his old club as Doncaster Rovers earned a derby day victory over Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park. Continue reading

Posted in Football, Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

8 Little Things I Love About Football

But there are some little things that I love about football. Often they are just small observations I’ve made and some people may think I’m mad, but here are eight things I love about football. Continue reading

Posted in Football, Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Championship Manager Heroes Episode 3: Lionel Morgan

Lionel Morgan attained a god-like status among players of Championship Manager in the early noughties for his rapid rise to the top of the fictional game.

But his real life career was a far cry from what many hoped and believed… Continue reading

Posted in Championship Manager Heroes, Football, Journalism, Video Games | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Iron Held at Home

Scunthorpe United 0-0 Barnsley Football League Championship Glanford Park Attendance: 5,421 Barnsley came away from Glanford Park with a point as they played out a 0-0 draw with Scunthorpe United. Scunthorpe were thwarted on numerous occasions by Tykes goalkeeper Luke … Continue reading

Posted in Football, Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Red Devils Through After Early Scare

Holders Manchester United survived an early scare at Glanford Park as they came from behind to beat Championship side Scunthorpe United 5-2 in the Carling Cup 3rd round. Continue reading

Posted in Football, Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Championship Manager Heroes Episode 2: Justin Georcelin

Justin Georcelin stood in the court room and awaited his fate. The judge sentenced him to an indefinite spell in prison and it completed a remarkable down-turn in fortunes for Georcelin. Continue reading

Posted in Championship Manager Heroes, Football, Journalism, Video Games | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Championship Manager Heroes Episode 1: Cherno Samba

At just 14 years old, Cherno Samba was scoring goals for fun. When the media got wind of his incredible 132 goals in 32 games, a frenzy whipped up and Samba was touted as the saviour of English football. Continue reading

Posted in Championship Manager Heroes, Football, Journalism, Video Games | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Adkins: A Shining Beacon of Loyalty

One of the main criticisms of modern football is that the loyalty of bygone eras is no longer evident. This is an age where players and managers swap clubs more frequently than they change their underwear. But today, Thursday 9th … Continue reading

Posted in Football, Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Huddersfield Heartbreak

Hello again. Hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year. It’s been a bit hectic, so this is my first post for a while. Anyway, I’d like to document my trip to the Galpharm Stadium on the 28th … Continue reading

Posted in Football, Journalism | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment