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Our 7,000 Councillors are leading the Labour fightback

I gave the following speech to the 2015 Labour Party Conference:

Our lives our defined by our work, the communities we come from and our most strongly held values and beliefs. 589 more words


Lost in...Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Town 2 – 2 Hereford FC

Cigg-E Stadium, Friendly, Saturday July 18th, 2015

Once, in a McDonald’s in the northern German town of Lüneburg, a local told me he knew of Merthyr Tydfil because of the town’s football team defeating Atalanta in the old Cup Winners Cup. 2,023 more words

Lost In...

Death of a Football Institution: Newcastle United 2007 - 2015

They say never write angry because the emotion confuses the argument hence this post will be published several days after the shambolic performance of Newcastle United in the derby game against Sunderland. 1,271 more words


Football's Best Fans Caught Between Rotten Club and Predatory Media - by Rob Atkinson

Did you ever play piggy-in-the-middle as a child? It’s a game for three, with one in the middle, trying to intercept a ball that the other two are throwing between them. 1,529 more words


Scottish football must find it's USP...and fast.

With the recent announcement of the staggering £5.1 billion television deal awarded to the English Premier League, it proceeds to further isolate itself as the richest league in the world.   989 more words

Valid Questions


I’m sure we’ve all noticed recently that a large number of fans have bought into RangersFirst and Buy Rangers recently, which is all very honourable but something has been niggling away at me for a couple of days about this latest development. 667 more words

Dulwich Hamlet fans make plans to take over ownership of their club | Brixton Buzz | 17 January 2015

The colourful fans of Dulwich Hamlet are planning to take ownership of the Southwark-based football club.

At a meeting at Champion Hill stadium on Thursday night (15 January), supporters heard from a number of experts from fan-owned clubs and Supporters Direct, an organisation set up to help football fans gain influence in the running of their clubs. 282 more words