Tag Archives: Premiership

Let them be ‘avin it

Tonight (and most ably aided and abetted by the abjection of Cardiff City earlier in the day) Norwich City were promoted back to the Premiership by the manager who was responsible for thrashing their backsides 7-1 in the opening game … Continue reading

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The Highlights

There was a goal explosion in the Premier League yesterday, so Match of the Day led with the all the games with the highest scorelines, starting with Manchester United 7-1 Blackburn, a match that was wholly uncompetitive and totally over … Continue reading

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0-3

Is a very good scoreline for the visiting team and a pretty unusual one when Stoke are the guests. What has happened? We have gone down the road to the Hawthorns is what. Any season in which we are in … Continue reading

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One Love*

Simon Cowell’s new signings rioting in Stoke-on-Trent late last night after getting high on Chicken Pasanda, onion bhajis and a notable victory over some Scouse lot. (nb. the cost of a pashwari nan the last time we beat them: 2/-shillings … Continue reading

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Salut!

Anyone wishing to see a Q&A preview to the Sunderland v Stoke City fixture at the weekend will find it here on this excellent Sunderland website. Kenwyne Jones, one of half-a-dozen Sunderland cast offs who could flip their old team … Continue reading

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Untypical modern footballer

Just been reading this piece on Benoit Assou Ekotto from a link off the blog’s own sidebar. I was observing “Benny’s” game on Saturday, he’s quite compact* for a defender, but he kept our Big Boys largely under control until … Continue reading

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Not funny

but it’s late to be blogging (a matter about which the blog is conscientious, otherwise who would know it existed?) and at this small hour, and with due deference to the ghost of Les Dawson, it’s the best we could … Continue reading

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By request

I had an email from a fan today regarding ASLNM. Most unusual. The person asked me would I put this bit up so someone they knew could see it. Even more unusual. Still, I am an obliging authorclient so here … Continue reading

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Happy days for Mighty Potters

Spurs 0-1 Stoke City. It don’t happen too often. That was the first win at WHL since 1975, and only the second in history. Glenn Whelan, who always looks like someone dragged him out of bed half an hour ago … Continue reading

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More sterotypes than you can swing a broom at

Stoke play West Ham today. I was looking for a good bit from ‘Til Death do Us Part, with Alf Garnett/Warren Mitchell, but I couldn’t really discover one. I find it amazing now that this used to be on telly … Continue reading

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