My Second Team: Dundee United

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in My Second Team | 4 Comments
My Second Team: Dundee United

In this, the first My Second Team series post that we’ve published since December 2016, Matthew Graham makes his Two Unfortunates debut with an overview of the hows, whys and wherefores of his support for Dundee United.

For the best part of a decade now I’ve lived in cities far away from The Hawthorns, my spiritual footballing home. In these long periods away from Birmingham, the very thought …

Book Review: Small Town Dreams

Posted by on Mar 5, 2017 in Book Review | No Comments
Book Review: Small Town Dreams

Small Town Dreams
by J. F. Cumming
Published by de CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
2016, £12.99

Today, we are very pleased to welcome Ronan Munro to The Two Unfortunates. Ronan is Editor of the long-running and legendary Oxford music magazine, Nightshift but unbeknown to most of those who follow this august publication, Ronan’s loyalty to Oxford most certainly does not extend itself to football. As a Wycombe Wanderers supporter, …

Dark Times at Port Vale

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in Ownership | 3 Comments
Dark Times at Port Vale

If ever a start to a season were deceiving, then one can point immediately to Port Vale. Regular contributor Tom Bourne charts an alarming slide over the winter months for the Burslem boys.

Previewing the fortunes of League One teams for this publication over the summer was a troubling task. As a long-standing supporter of Port Vale, Chairman Norman Smurthwaite’s decision to effectively dispense with the services of …

My Second Team: Reading

Posted by on Dec 18, 2016 in My Second Team | No Comments
My Second Team: Reading

The latest in our My Second Team series of posts sees us welcome Tim Redmayne. Tim is a Lincoln fan/Reading season ticket holder and former award-winning motorsports journalist, writing for such titles as Autosport and Motorsport News. He now is Omnisport’s Senior Product Owner for sports editorial. He is in no way related to Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne, but he thanks you for asking. @timredmayne

Transfers, transfers, …

My Second Team: Rayo Vallecano

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in My Second Team | One Comment
My Second Team: Rayo Vallecano

For the latest in our My Second Team series, we welcome Huw Richards for the first time. Huw is Swansea through and through but as his wonderfully entertaining post shows, his sporting peregrinations have taken him to nooks and crannies the world over. Huw can be followed on twitter at @huwrichards3.

In architectural terms primary sporting allegiances are a bit like the single sweep of the …

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