The Key Positions New Boss Aitor Karanka Needs To Strengthen

September 1, 2020 7

Aitor Karanka has made a good start strengthening the squad. The additions of George Friend in the back four, the re-signing of Jon Toral with Ivan Sanchez, and Jonathan Leko all improve our attacking options with of course the addition of much needed pace. Finally to date so far, Andres Read More

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View from the South – Birmingham City v Newcastle United

March 19, 2017 2

After a long and tiring week, it was Saturday morning once again and I was standing on the platform at Blackwater station with a vast throng of London Irish supporters going to the Madjeski for their game against Cornish Pirates. It was to be followed by the Ireland – England Read More

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View from the South – Birmingham City v Newcastle United

January 8, 2017 11

It was cool and dank on Saturday morning but much milder than of late. It was also 3rd Round FA Cup day and whatever the debate regarding the present importance of the world’s oldest football knockout competition, on a personal level, it still goes down as one of the best Read More

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Post Sacking / New Appointment Thoughts

December 16, 2016 3

OK, I have taken a bit of time to think about what happened so I could post reflectively rather than emotionally. A couple of things to say first, I’m not going to be critical of anyone – because 1. It doesn’t help and 2. I can’t change the decision anyway Read More

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Lee Clark: Hawk’s View from Essex

November 5, 2013 2

TheHawk is one of the regular posters on the Joysandsorrows Forum. He had this to say, on Lee Clark, following the Charlton defeat.  In light of ongoing discussion amongst fans about who is to blame for us sitting in the relegation zone, I found it to be a balanced and Read More

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