Is it time for a membership system?

Like many fans, I was unable to cop a ticket for Wrexham away, potentially our biggest game in years as we look to return to the Football League. It did leave a bit of a bitter taste in my mouth with the website crashing not being able to select tickets when they came back up …

Remembering Gary Ablett, 10 years on

In September 2009, I was a mascot at Elland Road. An historic, daunting stadium which despite the 0-2 defeat proved to be a special day out. That was partially a distinctive day out because of my encounter with then County manager Gary Ablett.   He was a towering but gentle figure. We walked down the corridor …

Boxing Day Memories Special 

I’ll start with a brief history relating to Boxing Day football. In the Victorian and Edwardian era’s football was known to be played back-to-back on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. With public holidays clubs would gain bumper crowds as the working class had the free time to attend the games. Over the years with the improvement to …

What Am I Doing Here?

‘What am I doing here, where the fuck am I?’ It’s New Year’s Day, and its bleeding cold. I’m stood with three layers of clothing on next to my father who looks as miserable as can be. Around us are a few hundred other characters, all looking equally unhappy. My mates are texting me. In …

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