EVERTON and Tottenham fought-out an exciting FA Cup fith round tie this week, with the Toffees winning by the odd goal in nine. It has been 26 years since Everton lifted a trophy, 33 since the league title last ended … Continue reading Tottenham are still waiting, but which clubs have been in the queue longest for a trophy?
FOOTBALL IS, in many ways, a one dimensional game – its simplicity, its demographic and its popular appeal make it ideal for the masses. Regardless of the number of causes the industry attaches itself to, the essence of football remains … Continue reading Forest Green Rovers and another way
It’s sometimes easy to forget that Colchester is in Essex, constrasting as it does with the hinterland of all-pervading Thurrock. And as a Football League town, it is something of an outpost. As a child, I remember being taken to Colchester Zoo, learning about the town’s Roman history and later, in 1971, watching Ray Crawford inspire United to an earth-shattering (and enjoyable for most) FA Cup giant-killing against Don Revie’s Leeds United. That win is still marked at the club in the form of a giant photo from that game. Equally, there’s a lot of references to Colchester’s Watney Cup … Continue reading Calling in on…Colchester United