I don’t know what it was about Corinthians 0 Sao Paulo 3 but there was a distinctive CCLness about the game. An eerily quiet atmosphere (are we saving our vocal chords for Saturday?), a bit of a run through the motions at times, a comprehensive victory and a willing opposition to boot as well. And
If Saxons 3 Normans 1 is anything to go by, it’s likely that we’ll be plying our trade in the division above us next season. Not because of a level of football that far surpasses anything in the division – though to an extent I think we’re the best team in R1 – but because
The Magic Of The Cup™ continues, this time Dover 0 Sangatte 1.Who said romance was dead? This could have been a tricky one for us, them being a division above us, heavily in debt and wanting to teach us cockneys a lesson. Things started off concernedly (?) before the game, when it transpired that we
Few things before I start. Firstly, don’t forget the SW19 competition to win a 1988 FA Cup final DVD, click here. Secondly, I’ve decided to pull the poll section as quite simply I haven’t had time/inclination to do it properly. And yes, I know the front page is horribly outdated. Thirdly, I’ve got a new
What’s black and white and red all over? A sunburnt zebra OK, crap joke, but when you decide to forgo the 1988 FA Cup rematch for MSV Duisburg versus Rot-Weiss Essen, people do question your humour levels. Actually, it wasn’t so bad, and there’s nothing like a local derby to get your appetite duly wetted.
After an absence of two years, I am morally and legally bound by the Official Guidelines of Sports Journalism, Section 2 Clause 21.9 : Cliches, Hackneyed Phraseology and Whimsical Flattery to state that the magic of the cup is well and truely upon us. And so, it came to pass that 1988 Winners 3 Didn’t