Courting Controversy

Having spent the best part of the last two years firing up my laptop to write pieces laced with contempt for my own football team, a Covid-enforced break from that over the past two months has been a welcome change and a spot of light relief. Even if I do start to...

What price Premiership?

In most cases when a team suffers relegation, you expect its supporters to be the ones most upset or angry about their circumstances. We’ve all seen the photos after the full time whistle goes, when the prospect of life in a lower tier sets in and the tears start to...

Deep Clean Required

On Thursday morning, I woke up after a broken, restless sleep, feeling almost hungover. Having only had about two excessive drinking sessions since October out of solidarity with my pregnant wife, it dawned on me that this feeling was not exclusive to alcohol...

Seven Weeks to Sainthood

Even while we stuttered through a fruitless opening round of league fixtures earlier this season, many of us clung desperately to the narrative that, with our budget and what was often referred to as “a good squad on paper”, relegation was unfathomable. Unfortunately,...