http://www.thefa.com/news/2017/aug/09/ryan-atkin-first-openly-gay-referee-100817 Seeing this story published on the Football Association’s website on 10th August 2017, my immediate reaction was to do as I often do; having been alerted to it via Twitter I clicked on the tweet to read the responses. They were, as I’d anticipated, a mixed bag, but two general themes emerged. Sadly, there … More Homophobia Gets A Straight Red Card
How was that for openers? With a further 41 match days to come in National League North, the temptation to read too much into opening day results should surely be resisted. After all, no-one has ever won the title on the opening day, nor been relegated. That will come as good news for fans of … More Slow On The Draw…
The following is an article about Paul McCone which I contributed to the AFC Telford United match day programme for their March 7th fixture in the 2016/17 season, against Brackley Town. Sadly, the curse of being the player featured in the programme interview struck, and Macca was sent off, on what was a pretty horrid … More Slacker? Not Macca!