The Monday Profile: Yann Kermorgant

Cornish footballers have been notably thin on the ground over the course of the history of the game with Nigel Martyn, Matthew Etherington and Exeter City legend Tony Kellow the most famous of a very rare bunch indeed. Oddly, the case is different across the Channel, where Cornwall’s close cultural brethren in Brittany have produced more than a few well known stars. Amongst these, one finds ex-Rangers boss Paul Le …

A Different Way

After the success of his first post, we’ve welcomed back Scarf with open arms. Here, he considers Swansea City and the factors that have led to them holding such an enviable position today.

On Monday 21 April 2003, Swansea City hosted Exeter at the Vetch Field. Sitting 90th of the 92 teams in the Football League, they lost 1-0 to the team directly below, putting them in grave danger

Half a Season in the Championship

With half a season or so now completed in the Championship, my fellow blogger Lloyd and I have taken the opportunity to assess events thus far, in the wake of a bracing walk along Plymouth Hoe. Here are the results:

Lanterne Rouge: So, the Messiah has been proven to be a False Prophet who did nothing but lead his flock into the wilderness, and it’s his understated successor Chris Hughton

Ten Emerging Talents in the Championship

Among the performers who have lit up this burgeoning Championship campaign are some familiar names. Michael Chopra has so far justified every last dime of his weighty fee, Kevin Nolan has buckled down and rehabilitated his reputation as an all purpose midfielder-cum-forward, and Adam Johnson’s sleek skills on the Middlesbrough wing have helped Smogheads forget the injured Stewart Downing. But who are the emerging stars of the league? Which players …

Legends of Yesteryear

Christ, these weekends are interminable. As a fan of a club that goes in for the type of player that any national manager in their right mind wouldn’t give a second look, international breaks usually offer scant interest and, a Krisztià¡n Timà¡r game-deciding howler aside, this interruption has proved no different. So, having yawned through / tolerated / borne another routine England performance at the Theatre of Automatons,