It is hard to imagine now, in this era of micro-managed media opportunities, that a generation ago, football reporters could routinely shoot the breeze with leading players, without an agenda, tape recorder, or press officer in sight.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2018
In spite of infernal overnight motorway roadworks, I suspect our 180-mile trek home from Burnley on Saturday night must’ve felt a helluva lot less tiresome than it did for the smattering of Spurs fans who schlepped back from their half-hearted display at Turf Moor the previous weekend.
Mon, 13 Apr, 2015
QPR v Arsenal Tonight: Loftus Road, 7.45pm Referee: Kevin Friend Betting: QPR 11/2, Arsenal 9/15 Draw 31/10 Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side are currently "nowhere near" being involved in the race for the Premier League title — but believes a consistent run could change all that.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2015
QPR 0 Southampton 1: Chris Ramsey speaks to his good friend Tim Sherwood regularly but even he was unable to clarify whether the former Tottenham manager will be taking over at QPR, whose season went from bad to worse when top scorer Charlie Austin limped away from Loftus Road with an ankle injury after their fifth successive defeat.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
The Irish company behind the pitch where Munster’s European dream could come to an end has told the province they have nothing to fear — from the artificial surface at least — when they travel to Saracens tomorrow.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015