Tag Archives: Paul Robinson

New season, new numbers

The season starts tomorrow. The transfer window won’t close for another four weeks but at least there will be some real results to discuss and not just transfer rumours. I try to avoid reading about who Birmingham City might sign or who almost signed, but it’s impossible to avoid seeing some of the headlines. Continue reading

Football and culture

WSCWhen Saturday Comes describes itself as “the half decent football magazine” but it is always a more-than-decent read. In the May issue of WSC there’s an article about Ostersunds, a club that has gone from the fourth division to the Swedish premier division in five years. Culture is part of their training and, in the last few years, the players have acted in a play, produced a book and danced. The dance show included a version of Swan Lake and a dance interpretation of Diego Maradona’s second goal in the 1986 World Cup quarter-final. Continue reading

A team game

After the game on Monday, Colin Tattum expressed his opinion of fans who blamed Robinson for the loss, he Tweeted, “Yes Blues should have done better, but as a team, in regard the goals. To see such vitriol aimed at one individual and blame laid at his feet is incredibly poor and unbecoming. Sure, football about opinions. That’s mine. I was there. Team wins together, loses together. Continue reading

3 Men and a Mic

3 Men and a MicI was in the Legends’ Lounge last night.  The format was the same as the 3 Men and a Mic event last August, three men answering questions posed by Tom Ross, but the atmosphere seemed more subdued.  Back then the three men answering the questions were Lee Clark, Derek Fazackerley and Terry McDermott and the topic that was off limits was the controversial incident during the cup game at Yeovil.  Last night the three men were Darren Randolph, Chris Burke and Paul Robinson; the off-limits topic was the reported departure of Derek Fazackerley and Terry McDermott.     Continue reading