• how did we manage how did we get by how did we exist as fans you and I how did we do it how did we survive what did we do …before 5 live ?* twenty five years ago right across the land what was it like for the loyal football fan? premier league barely […]
  • car or bus or coach or train climbing up the hill again in the howling wind and rain ev’ry time the same ev’ry single step you take premonitions that you make habits that you never break going to the game superstitions that you keep in your heart and in your sleep feelings harboured long and […]
  • so much talent taken all the broken dreams all the hopes you harbour for your chosen team from the very moment you first kicked a ball from the time you start to climb longing for it all so much promise gone like snow cruelly snatched away still they search to find you no football today […]
  • one Christmas in the trenches they stood in mud and sand their loved ones and their football a distant far off land – the snow lay thick as thick could be a bitter chill did spread behind the sand bags and the wire they stood among the dead their sweethearts faces locked inside their tins […]
  • still swapping shirts with Willie the Shake taught us words can make the heart ache showed us life is just a stage where we run and strive and guage this Peoples’ Game that carries on until the day that we are gone that changes unbelievably into a money monster tree as all our words and […]