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Former Blues players

The debate on whether Ched Evans should be allowed to resume his football career has reminded me of the discussion among Birmingham City fans before Marlon King was signed. Evans is being released from prison after serving time for rape; King had served time for sexual assault before playing for Coventry and then coming to Birmingham.  Continue reading

Live football

Bristol Pear PubOn Saturday morning I saw one of those pubs that has a banner outside proclaiming “Live sport shown here.”  “No, it isn’t!” I muttered as I walked past.  Live sport is sport that you actually see as it happens; it is not the view of a sport chosen by someone else and transmitted to you through your TV.    Continue reading