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    Saving Sunderland

    Saving Sunderland Stepping out of the car at the Academy of Light had felt like a stepping through the front door of your home. It had been so long since I had been back after being banned from the club by then chairman Ellis Short after I had some things to say about him – but all it took...
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    Bringing Bulgaria Back

    Hi, some of you may have followed my recent story with Australian A-League club Brisbane Roar that I am unfortunately not able to continue. I must admit, I was down for a few days following the realisation that I couldn't save that story. Fortunately, there are a number of great stories on...
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    Roaring back to life... An A-League save

    Aloisi Out!! Club and Manager agree to mutually part leaving Roar in crisis! Breaking News Smiling about the future? Aloisi overseeing a training session whilst Roar Manager Mere weeks out from their first FFA cup fixture for season 2018/19 Brisbane Roar have mutually agreed to part ways...
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    The Ballad of Charlie McGhee – 2nd Stanza

    Prologue The offshore wind that had made this morning’s surf so good whipped Charlie’s hair as he sat on his beach towel, board beside him, catching his breath after a decent session. He watched on as a couple more surfers exited the water at Newy beach and trundled up the sand as they made...
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    Out of the Red into the...

    Prologue - Part 1 I looked around… I couldn’t believe it…. My Tooting & Mitcham United side had just won the second division of the Isthmian League. There were fans running about like crazy! It had been a hard slog to get here, I stood there and looked back to my playing career, a...
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    Who!? The Rhys Burnett Story

    Who exactly. I barely even knew. When I was a teenager all I had wanted to be was a professional footballer. I trained and trained and trained. Now look at me, sitting in my room at my parent’s house in Gravesend that I'd lived in my entire life. Washed up at 22. A victim of too many ACL...
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    The Ballad of Charlie McGhee

    Ok by now you’ve seen a few of these. Lippo’s the one to blame for them when he had the great idea to start C.J Lippo, A life in football. There are others too that I have been following such as, - Matthew 'Bullardinho' Bullard - The Making Of The Legendary Manager; - Darren...
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    QPR - A Rangers Revolution

    4 May 2013 "I have been exploited...but I don’t think I will be exploited anymore" It was one week after QPR had been relegated to the Championship following the culmination of the 2012/13 season that chairman Tony Fernandes made the above statement of intent to the BBC. QPR had been seen...
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