Archive: February 2013 (5 articles)

Can Bradford City surpass QPR’s amazing 1967 League Cup Final victory?

Posted: 26th February 2013

We know the result now. On Sunday, remembering a wonderful day in 1967, I wondered how the Bantams would do against the Swans. At 4pm this afternoon, Bradford City, a…

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Category: Football - Editorial

Remembering Bobby Smith – A tribute to a fine goalscorer

Posted: 26th February 2013

This post was inspired by Lisa-Marie Snashall, a former colleague of mine, who last week made a point of remembering her Grandfather, the footballer Bobby Smith. Born in Yorkshire in…

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Category: Football - Editorial

A footballer’s journey – The first live match

Posted: 26th February 2013

The huge media focus last week on Arsenal and their defeats to Blackburn Rovers in the F.A. Cup, to the magnificent Buyern Munich in the Champion’s League and then much…

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Category: Football - Editorial

Well done to the Burnley Express – James Anderson becomes England’s all-time highest wicket taker

Posted: 26th February 2013

Congratulations indeed to Lancashire and England fast bowler James Anderson who surpassed Sir Ian Botham as England’s all-time wicket taker in all formats of the game when he bowled Kiwi…

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Category: Cricket - Editorial

The hammer’s going down – A ceiling is saved and West Ham United football programmes sell for £4,000

Posted: 26th February 2013

It’s 2 weeks since I spent an interesting day at Stacey’s Auction House in Rayleigh, close to Basildon in the heart of Metropolitan Essex on the way to Southend, for…

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Category: Football Programmes

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