Identity is football’s currency. Everything from the badge, the shirt, the ground to the community it represents is valued and weighed against the opposition and used to measure each other’s worthiness.
It’s not often I seek solace in the raspy tones of Sheryl Crow, but after one point from the opening two league games I am left hoping a change really does do you good.
Love or loathe Joey Barton, his role in BT Sport’s TV adaption of Michael Calvin’s excellent book ‘No Hunger in Paradise’ has been almost prophetic for Notts County. Critical of the comfy circumstances many Premier League academy players find themselves… Continue Reading
Football can throw up unusual allegiances and anecdotes. Random experiences that endear you to a particular player or club that you can’t quite fully explain to others. Gabriel ‘Chi-Chi’ Mendez, the Argentine-Australia international will always have a special place in… Continue Reading
The unfortunate injury to Mason Bennett, prematurely ending a promising loan spell from Derby, has plunged Notts into the familiar position of scrabbling around for suitable strikers. With the ageing Stead and Ameobi struggling to meet the demands of two-game… Continue Reading
The ‘second ball’ gets a bad rep. Largely because it’s most common usage can be heard bellowed on any council pitch on a Sunday morning – though the meaning has been lost in translation. Its Sunday morning definition is more… Continue Reading