Bookie Bashing

Last Updated: 31 December 2013

Stick A Pony In Me Pocket…

That’s right lads and ladies, we’ll fetch the suitcase from the van. Off to Bristol City for our third festive fixture and who wouldn’t be charmed by the knowledge that the unsuspecting block of flats behind Ashton Gate served as Nelson Mandela House from 1989 onwards. If you’re interested in …

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The One Where You Shrews, You Lose

You Shrews, you lose… geddit? Ah please yourself then. We never said we were good at the punning game, same as we aren’t much cop at predicting how Boro’ are going to fare. We’d been sure EEMPT (DWAH)’s Gillingham side were there for the taking on Tuesday, but we somehow …

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The One That Won’t Cost The Earth

Greetings! And our thanks must first go to the English football and cricket teams for giving us the perfect opportunity to forget all about last week’s disaster against Rotherham. We’re ready to go again in League One this weekend and ready for us to get back on track. Even if …

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The One Where Steve Evans Is A Pussycat

It seems to be the week for “interesting” analogies – first, we had Russell Slade moan about our deep sea defending on Tuesday night, and now Graham Westley has told the press that Steve Evans – this weekend’s opposing manager – is “a pussycat really“. The most alarming thing for …

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The One That Could Lead To Wembley…

… if we want to be generous about the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Now before we get sniffy about the competition, shall we remind ourselves about the FA Trophy. If you’re aiming to get promoted to the Football League and striving for an attracting FA Cup Third Round tie in January, …

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The One Where Bondz N’Gala Scores

And now for something completely different… the FA Cup. The pluckiest non-league teams have been decided and now is the time for us Football League types to come to the party. It could have been Stourbridge, it could have been Biggleswade – yep, it could have even been Barnet. But …

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Movin’ On Up

Have we turned the corner? Is the Destiny Train back on the right track? We are no more than 24 hours from finding out. We travel to Walsall this weekend for the chance to make it three wins in three games and continue the momentum built up with our victories …

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The Due Luxury Of The Football League Trophy, Pt.1

That fixture computer can be an awful cad sometimes. It’s been just over a week since the dispiriting 4-1 reverse at MK Dons but once again we find our paths crossing – this time in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. It’s hardly an ideal set of circumstances; would you enter a …

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