Team Of The Year 2017

As the year-end lists come flooding in for the best albums, films and stories of 2017, I figured I’d contribute to the holiday reading with a High Stress Therapy combined XI. Any player is eligible if they’ve featured in a game blogged on the website, while their place in the team is based on their influence on the game rather than how good they are as … Continue reading Team Of The Year 2017

Walking Through History In South London

Crystal Palace Football Club Selhurst Park I’ve visited London many times before but not Crystal Palace. When thinking of the area before arriving there this year, the only thing that came to mind was Selhurst Park, the home of Crystal Palace FC. Which I learnt isn’t even in the Crystal Palace district. It’s in the neighbourhood of Selhurst, believe it or not, and that’s not … Continue reading Walking Through History In South London

Without A Ticket For The Champions League Final

Principality Stadium For me, it will always be the Millenium Stadium – the stage for my first ever football match back in 2005. My uncle took me to see Wales against Austria in a World Cup qualifying match. I don’t remember much of it, to be fair, other than hearing the Welsh fans chant in a pub before the game: ‘Bella-my-my-my, will you score a … Continue reading Without A Ticket For The Champions League Final