PSG ARE IN TOWN. I’M IN SWINTON.

I stayed in Manchester (well, Eccles) on Wednesday night, the night that Messi, Neymar and Mbapp√© came to town. But I didn’t watch City put the moneybags French in their place, instead letting Matt and James have the two tickets my season ticket allows me. I’ve seen Messi three times anyway, and I’d rather have… Continue reading PSG ARE IN TOWN. I’M IN SWINTON.

IN WHICH MY YOUNGER SON MAKES THE RIGHT PUB DECISION

I’ve really enjoyed the Marble Arch over the years, and it seems Matthew has as well since moving to Manchester as he suggested it for our pre-match catch up. What good taste he has. One of these says we’ll do the Glamorous. Has anyone been ? Is there Squid? It’s hard to appreciate the Marble… Continue reading IN WHICH MY YOUNGER SON MAKES THE RIGHT PUB DECISION

A SEARCH FOR A PRE-MATCH PINT

While Blackpool Jane, Lee and Karen saw their team snatch a 1-0 at Bramall Lane, I was back in Manchester watching City have a now almost customary capitulation to Crystal Palace. The team looked as knackered as I felt, having got up early to catch the 09:12 from Sheffield after finding the later trains west… Continue reading A SEARCH FOR A PRE-MATCH PINT