Political parties and football teams have similarities. They are groups of individuals combined for a single purpose: to win and keep winning. For the former, by achieving power and delivering in government; for the latter, by scoring goals.
The latest, Supermarket Sweep-esque, January spending bonanza stands as just the latest manifestation of English football’s seemingly ever-expanding financial bubble.
I’ll always passionately support the side – but both it and the FA risk alienating the majority of decent football fans.
[Editor’s warning: as the author of the famous originals pointed out, “there is wishful thinking in Hell as well as on Earth”.]
The National League needs to get organised, and compete for a fair share of the Sport Recovery Package.
The Saudi financing of Newcastle United is a national disgrace. It’s time we took it seriously.
Churchill said more daylight hours would “enlarge the opportunities for the pursuit of health and happiness among the millions of people who live in this country”.