Archive Interview: Matthew Barnes-Homer

The following interview appeared in the AFC Telford United match programme on 8th August 2017 vs Brackley Town: The Bucks’ win at York City saw Matthew Barnes-Homer do what he’s been doing for his entire career; scoring goals. The powerfully built, Dudley-born centre-forward put the seal on a great team performance and was obviously pleased … More Archive Interview: Matthew Barnes-Homer

Homophobia Gets A Straight Red Card

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

Slacker? Not Macca! 

​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!