the real fa cup

Premier League

Let’s Concentrate On The League

The FA Cup: An erudite essay about one man’s modern, painful ambivalence towards the oldest knockout tournament in the world – and how it can’t be revived. By Mark Finnigan, a supporter who’s no longer convinced by the Cup but knows full well he should be.

Postcards From The Premier League (2)

Part 2: The Mysterious Tangerine is back to give us the second instalment of Blackpool’s life in the Premier League. After first looking at the playing side, this episode goes off-pitch to look at Blackpool’s stubborn resistance to $$££.

Postcards From The Premier League

Over the course of this season the ‘Mysterious Tangerine’ will bring us his own thoughts on what it is to be a Blackpool fan in the Premier League. One day we might even find out who he is. Here’s part one.

Did That Just Happen?

Brief musings on the Championship Play Off Final … It’s difficult to describe the emotions you encounter before, during and after a momentous game …

Gloves On

The gloves are most definitely now ON at the Premier League. They’ve leapt across the ring and bloodied the nose of the Coca-Cola League –

Non League Day
Bobby Robson Foundation