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A numbers game

This post may well be, to paraphrase David Lange, “so dry it’s combustible”, and I’ll probably (quite rightly) stand accused of needing to, as they say, “get out more”, but here goes anyway… I’ve noticed on the forums, in the context of discussions around players transferring between clubs, a good […]

The monthly kick around

One of the minor ambitions I have for this blog is for it to become a place where people feel comfortable coming, not just to read, but also to engage and debate football issues. Up until now some posts have attracted a handful of comments, which has been nice, but […]

Guest Post – Bye bye Becks

By Ella Reilly If you were unlucky enough to stick your head into my bedroom when I was a teenager, you would probably have swiftly withdrawn it, a little overwhelmed. Not necessarily at the (careful co-ordinated) clutter, but rather at the plethora of posters featuring the same Englishman. Glance at […]

State of the nation*

[*Nation meaning the Republic of Auckland AKA the Super City AKA the centre of the known universe AKA as far and wide as I could be bothered driving – sorry Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Northland.] Manukau City took to Facebook last week to vent their frustrations with the difficulty […]

Full disclosure

[Lots of people have been clicking on the ‘about’ page of this blog lately. It has occurred to me that what was previously there was probably of very little use to them, so I have endeavoured to be a little more serious about trying to explain what this site is all about. […]