The Times They Are a-Changin’

Posted by on Jun 26, 2009 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I consider myself to be a reasonably informed fan, but the ongoing takeover of my club has left me stumped. The change in ownership has been ‘just days away’ for a few months and there’s been an air of inevitability about it since Japanese businessman Yasuaki Kagami purchased a stake and became a director in mid-season.

Details about Kagami’s past are frustratingly vague and information regarding his background and his …

More Black than Gold

Posted by on Jun 24, 2009 in Uncategorized | 3 Comments
Wolves surely have a lot of work to do if they are to make any sort of noise in the Premier League. The Golden boys never really looked in danger of dropping out of the top two last term after cantering to the summit of the Championship early on, winning all but one of their opening eight games, but in truth their near-dominance owed as much to their stuttering rivals

What Price Success?

Posted by on Jun 19, 2009 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Having only made his move to Wigan official at the start of the week, Roberto Martinez has moved quickly to clinch the signing of Jordi Gomez, undoubtedly the star player of Martinez’s 2008/09 Swansea side.

It will be interesting to see how Gomez fares at top-flight level. While I witnessed a quiet performance from the winger during the Swans’ 4-0 drubbing at Reading last September, his touch, grace and …

No Poshovers

Posted by on Jun 19, 2009 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The fixtures for the 2009/10 season were, of course, released earlier this week and while most of us probably scanned the list for our respective club’s games against Newcastle, I was keeping an eye out for Peterborough. For reasons that I can’t quite make sense of, the Posh have captured my imagination for a good deal of time and I’ve often made a point of keeping an eye out for …