Envy drives football rivalry – if only we would admit it

WHEN Liverpool won the Champions League for the sixth time, there were as many bricks thrown at the club as bouquets. Supporters of Liverpool’s closest rivals, notably Manchester United and Chelsea, begrudged the success of the Reds, using all sorts of excuses for why they had won the competition and, unable to be over negative about the team, turned to criticising the fans and their … Continue reading Envy drives football rivalry – if only we would admit it

The Top Field debate set to take a new twist as deadline passes

There was good news for Hitchin Town this week when the February 28 deadline over the exercise of a break clause on the club’s lease of Top Field, the club’s home since 1928, was not exercised. If the developer, New Road (Clifton) had exercised the break clause, with the plans to place a supermarket development on Top Field, the club could have been heading for … Continue reading The Top Field debate set to take a new twist as deadline passes