I was down in Devon last week, enjoying an electronic fast with no computer, TV, radio or phone. It was good to get away from the endlessly recycled rumours and the bickering on fans forums about whether Gianfranco Zola should or should not be sacked. Continue reading
On Saturday, I went to the cup game fearing that Blues would get hammered. Their poor second half against Brentford had left me thinking that our players just couldn’t manage to play a whole game in the style that Zola wants them to play. Continue reading
It was the thought of standing on the Wembley pitch that made me want to be part of the Fans Choir for the FA Cup Final. And it was an amazing experience to stand on that turf but not the best part. For me, the most enjoyable and memorable experience was meeting the other fans and the way so many strangers quickly became friends. Continue reading
I think it was Alex Ferguson who said he’d never played for a draw in his life. I don’t think Lee Clark is playing for draws either but we got another one at Norwich. This time he received less blame for losing the lead. Most fans acknowledged that Norwich has better players and were glad that Blues had got a point. Clark still has his critics, of course, as do a lot of other managers. Continue reading
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view – until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” 1 Continue reading
This is the 24th anniversary of the day that 96 supporters went to a football match and never returned; my thoughts and prayers are with their families and friends.