Identity is football’s currency. Everything from the badge, the shirt, the ground to the community it represents is valued and weighed against the opposition and used to measure each other’s worthiness.
It’s the time of year where we make ourselves look stupid by trying to predict what’s going to happen at one of the country’s most unpredictable football clubs in one of Europe’s most unpredictable professional leagues. Dane Vincent, Rob Davies, Tom Nixey, Colin Sisson, Paul Smith, Lee McKenzie and Stuart Brothers step-up to the plate toContinue reading “Notts County prediction panel 2018-19”
Love or loathe Joey Barton, his role in BT Sport’s TV adaption of Michael Calvin’s excellent book ‘No Hunger in Paradise’ has been almost prophetic for Notts County. Critical of the comfy circumstances many Premier League academy players find themselves in, Barton questioned scholars and their desire to step out of the comfort zones ofContinue reading ““Which one of you is going to take my shirt?””
View last season’s awards Another season (almost) over with. We can – and do – argue the merits of whether reaching the playoffs in isolation is a successful campaign, but one thing we can say for sure is how nice it is to have so many strong candidates in the Player of the Season category.Continue reading “17/18 End of the season awards”