Cost of Survival
Blackpool – home to the big dipper, the illuminations and a tower. And, for a short time only, Premier League football. For despite humiliating Wigan on the opening day, Blackpool’s prospects (somewhat at odds with some of the town’s more, erm, glamorous attractions) look bleak. Shipping four goals to League One opposition last night will […]
The wait is over
As ever, the excitement has been building and with the absence of a major international tournament to distract us during the summer months it is with relief that a new season is finally upon us. Drowning in pre-season predictions (three guesses where this blog is heading …), the final week is always the most agonizing. […]
Spurs: A Top Half Finish?
After a dramatic point at Arsenal, two victories over Liverpool and an unbeaten start of five games, Spurs fans could be forgiven for entertaining notions of a top half finish as Harry Redknapp’s arrival galvanized the entire club and vanquished memories of its worst ever start to a top flight campaign. Four months later, […]
The Carling Cup Final: A Foregone Conclusion?
On Sunday, Manchester United stand in the way of Tottenham Hotspur retaining the Carling Cup. It looks a formidable task for a Spurs side flirting with relegation and stretched in the midst of a 6 game spell taking place within 17 days. Of course, Manchester United have their own distractions as they seek to retain […]