QPR v Coventry City

Team: Cerny, Borrowdale, Hall, Connolly, Leigertwood, Routledge, Faurlin, Watson, Buzsaky, Taarabt (Reid), Simpson Subs Not Used: McWeeney, Ramage, Williams, Gorkss, Pellicori, Agyemang Attendance:  13, 712 As we know, Coventry have been a bit of a bogey side for us in recent times. Although the visitors had their share of good chances, we really should of Continue reading


Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane & The Night The Small Faces Played The Goldhawk Club By Irish Jack

The introduction to Paulo Hewitt and John Hellier’s wonderful book on the late, great Steve Marriott reads:¬† ‘Steve Marriott ‚Äì All Too Beautiful’ ‚Äì ‚ÄúI can’t live to anyone else’s rules.‚Äù ‘Steve Marriott was one of the music world’s most extraordinary individuals. A supremely gifted songwriter, singer and…schemer. A vocalist from the same mould as Continue reading


We Will Remember Them

The Southend programme of 7th February 1959, states that, ‘One of our oldest servants, Assistant- Trainer Jimmy Eggleton, is ill with a touch of Bronchitis. Jimmy was gassed in World War 1, and his present chest condition is a repercussion from this.’ Last year, I mentioned that Dennis Higgins was an amateur defender who played Continue reading


Sheffield Wednesday v QPR

Team: Cerny, Ramage, Leigertwood, Hall (Connolly), Gorkss, Routledge, Mahon, Watson, Buzsaky (Faurlin), Taarabt (Vine), Simpson. Subs Not Used: Heaton, Alberti, Ephraim, Agyemang. Attendance: 19,491 So a different back four yet again, with Ramage fitting in at left-back alongside Hall, Gorkss and Leigertwood, playing in front of Cerny. Up-front, Taarabt was playing just off Simpson, leaving Continue reading


QPR v Crystal Palace

Team: Cerny, Borrowdale, Hall, Gorkss, Leigertwood, Buzsaky (Ephraim), Faurlin, Watson, Routledge, Taarabt (Agyemang), Simpson (Vine)  Subs Not Used: Heaton, Ramage, Alberti, Ainsworth. Attendance: 14,377 Sky Sports News have just done an article on the game as Warnock reckons his keeper is the best in England !!! They showed the three fine saves he made from Continue reading