SPORT

The best sports books of 2012

Copy: Metro, December 2012 >> It’s been another great year for sports writing, and once again, the William Hill Sports Book Of The Year judges were spot on,…

Are we being Conn-ed?

Copy: Metro, summer 2012 My last post of a not very post-ful summer (sorry about that) mused on how £40 was far too much for Fulham Vs Norwich….

When £40 for Fulham (a) became too much

The announcement of the forthcoming season’s fixture list is always an great moment for football supporters, but for me the real excitement comes when the tickets for the…

And the best league in Europe is…

Copy: Sports Illustrated, May 2012 Tonight, the annual bunfight to get into “the best league in the world” begins with the Championship playoffs. But, actually, how good is…

Behind the scenes at patient Man City

Copy: Sports Illustrated, March 2012 >> Such are the vagaries of publishing deadlines that writing about Manchester City’s chances of winning the Premier League title in February was…

THE BEST SPORTS BOOKS OF 2011

Copy: Metro, 01/12/11  >> Having reviewed masses of sports books for Metro this year, I compiled their end of year list of the best in the field this…

FC ST PAULI PIECE WINS AWARD

Copy: Easyjet Traveller, January 2011 >> I’m reposting this piece on the matchday experience at FC St Pauli, Hamburg, for no other reason than I fancy blowing my…