• The Socially Distanced Show Must Go On

    Indie singer-songwriter Sam Fender paved the way for Covid-era live music last week as he headlined the first socially distanced gig of its kind. But with moshpits swapped for platforms, what does the future of gigging entail?...
  • Why Fulham Failed

    It seems only yesterday that Fulham were touted for great things this season. Becoming the first promoted side to spend over £100 million in their first transfer window seemed a huge statement of intent from Shahid Khan, a man whose investment can’t be understated. These weren’t panic buys either,...
  • The unfair story of how Bendtner will be remembered at NFFC

    From the outside, I know exactly what it must seem like has happened with Nicklas Bendtner and Nottingham Forest. A player, with a terrible track record of attitude problems and overstated ability, has found another club, and no surprise, he has failed. He probably didn’t get on well with...
  • How a year in the Championship has created a stronger Newcastle

    The last few years have been bleak for Newcastle United. One of the largest clubs in English football had been facing a period of gradual decline, before the horrific second half to the 2014/15 season saw them avoid relegation on the final day, only to then crash out of...
  • Transfer Deadline Day: Winners and Losers

    Transfer deadline day: the football fans’ Christmas and Jim White is our Santa. It is the day those brave men in suits report to us from the dark alleyways behind stadia as they are heckled by mobs of excited fans. The day Harry Redknapp comes to us live from...
  • Premier League Fresh Faces: Cabella & Lovren

    Last time we took a look at the first impressions Ander Herrera and Cesc Fàbregas gave in their Premier League debuts, for their new clubs at least. Now let’s move on to the next batch of Fresh Faces, and starting by passing judgement on one of Newcastle United’s new...