TTU Awards 2009/2010: Best Away Trip

Posted by on Jun 1, 2010 in TTU Awards | One Comment

As my fellow blogger Scarf has said, Peterborough United constitutes the best away trip in the league by default for the simple reason that it’s the only one with a terrace. My own feelings are confused on this matter as one of my two sorties to London Road this season involved my chosen ones throwing away a two goal lead and tumbling to an ignominious reverse. Standing doesn’t suit …

TTU Awards 2009/2010: Worst Kit

Posted by on May 31, 2010 in TTU Awards | One Comment

It just had to be Newcastle United’s away shirt, which was an insult to evening primroses across the world. The team looked like a stag party, all the members of which had vomited down their shirts. No wonder Stephen Taylor got beaten up after posing for this photo.

An honourable mention to Cardiff for David Marshall’s acid pink goalie top.

TTU Awards 2009/2010: Best Kit

Posted by on May 31, 2010 in TTU Awards | 3 Comments

The best shirt goes to West Bromwich Albion for their home number, and not just for the lack of sponsor. Understated, traditional, no colours totally anathema to the club, unsullied by ugly panels, manufacturer’s logo and crest in alignment across the chest, a t-shirt style collar … it’s practically perfect. It stood out from the template kits elsewhere in the league (yes, that’s you Middlesbrough, Peterborough, Plymouth Argyle, Bristol City, …

TTU Awards 2009/2010: Best website

Posted by on May 31, 2010 in TTU Awards | 5 Comments

As newcomers to the blogging game, the excellent range of online materials pertaining to football has been amazingly useful in helping us learn more and to take our first fledgling footsteps. We shall be conducting a more detailed review of the offerings out there in the coming weeks but as far as these awards are concerned, our contributors have identified two sites that are of a particularly impressive nature.

Matt …

TTU Awards 2009/2010: Best Fans

Posted by on May 30, 2010 in TTU Awards | No Comments

A kind interpretation of Nigel Clough would depict him as slowly building towards something significant at Derby County. After all, he spent the best part of a decade across the county boundary at Burton and was ultimately rewarded with success. The naysayers are having none of it of course: Derby were downright terrible in 09-10. A club with their resources and a proud history of two Championships in the …