The spirit of Chollima lives on Teesside

Posted by on Jun 14, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Before my fellow blogger Lanterne Rouge diverts our attention back to the previous season, a brief Championship related missive from the World Cup. Few Cocaleague-hosting towns will have divided loyalties during tonight’s game between Brazil and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, but fans of a certain vintage on Teesside may well be rooting for a draw. While Boro’s contemporary links with the land of Samba have been well documented

Onwards and upwards

Posted by on Jun 10, 2010 in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

The blue and white bunting will long since have been replaced by St George crosses on the lampposts of Bermondsey, but the days since Millwall’s triumph in the League One play-off final have been, for some of us, a time of reflection on the prospect of Championship football. Shuffling down Olympic Way after the 1-0 defeat of Swindon Town on 29 May, the near silence of 38,000 fans beginning the