Archive | September, 2013

When its rains …… it pours!…..

I need an umbrella! Hot on the heels of my last amazingly negative post it’s not really got any better.  It was the first big weekend of action from the Football Analyst service and it’s not understatement to say it’s been a bit of a sticky start. The current run is probably nicely summed up by the fortunes of Middlesboro who last week let a two goal lead slip in the last 15 minutes when winning away at Forest to draw 2-2. This week they managed to concede a penalty in the first 4 minutes, another one soon after, fight their way back to 2-2, have a man sent off, […]

What goes around…..

………comes around. On the 9th April 1993 I was sat just to the right of a half built Stretford End when Steve Bruce scored his famous goal against Sheffield Wednesday  in the 7th minute of injury time. I remember it clearly as the girl I had been seeing for 364 days had stated the night before ” its our anniversary- you need to choose between f**king Man United and me!” . When that goal went in my best friend turned and said to me ” well if your gonna get dumped , what a game for it to happen on”. Fast forward to Wednesday 18th September 90+7′ Le Fondre A. […]

Hug(e)h Winner

Im waiting with baited breath for my emails from Coral and Bet Fred. You know the one. It normally  starts with a cheery greeting and then hits you with a cheeky  rabbit punch along the lines of  “after reviewing your account”. Why the anxiety? Well on Saturday in the middle of finally finishing  off the latest part of decorating Blogger Towers I received a text from a friend. “Get ready” said the text. I apologised to my father-in-law who was helping me and bounded down the stairs as fast as my legs would carry me to get onto the betting websites. In the time it had taken my friend to […]