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Stoke City Council honours Gordon Banks and Neil Baldwin

My report for Staffslive on Gordon Banks and Neil Baldwin being given the Freedom of Stoke-on-Trent by the City Council

http://staffslive.co.uk/2014/10/stoke-trent-honours-gordon-banks-neil-baldwin-freedom-city/

News

Marvellous. TV study of Neil ‘Nello’ Baldwin is a feel-good story of our time

Marvellous is a brilliantly crafted and acted TV drama drawing on the eventful and engaging life of Neil Baldwin, who earned local fame in the 1990s as the much-loved kit-man and sometime mascot of Stoke City football team. 473 more words

Park Life - Part One

A few nights ago I was lucky enough to catch up with some great old school friends. A combination of alcohol and not having seen one another for a long long time led to a hugely enjoyable session of nostalgia and reminiscence. 945 more words

Writing For Fun

July 30th - England win the World Cup! - "We are the champions"

In 1966#England beat #Germany in the #WorldCup.  There can only be one song for this occasion! #singing;#feelgood

We are the champions

I’ve paid my dues… 271 more words

Why I Hate Germany (But Not Really).

It’s the final of the 2014 World Cup today. (There’s an opening sentence that could turn away a few potential new readers.) For neutrals, the choice is between supporting Germany or Argentina. 2,134 more words

Mark Davies

Best goal save ever?

In a very intense game that ended in a 1-1 draw between Brazil and Mexico, El Tri’s goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa made probably the save of the 2014 World Cup by preventing Neymar’s header from going into the net.  105 more words

Gif: Guillermo Ochoa Pulls Off Banks-Esque Save

For those who missed tonight’s game between host nations Brazil and joint Group A leaders Mexico, where were you?

In a hard-fought, yet enticing, goalless draw Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa emerged as one of a number of fantastic performers. 109 more words

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