FAC4Q: Bromley 4 Shots 3 – report and reaction

“I know it’s over, but it never really began. But in my heart, it was so real”. Morrissey’s words poignant tonight as all of us will be saddened by today’s result and possibly the performance; we know that it was a real Jekyll and Hyde show first and second halves. But this defeat and the manner of the goals conceded has reissued the debate on manager Danny Searle. I have to write impartially here and weave together a piece that will present as concise and fair so, first the match report (from Kent Online), Jake Williams’ vlog and then selected … Continue reading FAC4Q: Bromley 4 Shots 3 – report and reaction

Haringey Borough FC: Players walk off after claims their keeper was subjected to racist abuse

The FA Cup clash between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town was abandoned when the home side walked off after their goalkeeper was allegedly racially abused. Haringey left the pitch in the 64th minute of the match following the incident in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup. Yeovil had just scored a penalty when the Haringey goalkeeper was reportedly spat at, had objects thrown at him and suffered racial abuse. Their managed decided to take his players off the pitch because of the incident. “We’re sometimes quick to get on our high horse at times and point the finger. We … Continue reading Haringey Borough FC: Players walk off after claims their keeper was subjected to racist abuse

How many of these iconic albums can you see?

ShotsWeb members in particular have immense musical taste and knowledge! Why, only a few weeks ago a thread turned into all things Bananarama and more besides. So, just for fun this morning as the lads head off to the Wastepaper Stadium for our FA Cup win, see how many album covers you can recognise. You can leave your guesses in the reply form. I guessed XTC’s English Settlement for the fifth in from the right but it isn’t apparently; so far I can only hazard at a guess for the one on the far right! Continue reading How many of these iconic albums can you see?

Bad Sharon! Tyson Fury and Robbie Williams release Christmas single

via talkSPORT Tyson Fury and Robbie Williams have recorded a Christmas song which will be released next month. Williams’ first ever Christmas album includes artists such as Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams, Jamie Callum and more surprisingly boxing star Fury. The Gypsy King and the former Take That member’s song is called ‘Bad Sharon’, which details rowdy office parties. Fury has been renowned for his singing in the past, belting out Aerosmith’s ‘I don’t want to miss a thing’ to wife Paris after his victory over Wladimir Kilitschko in 2015. Fury, who is swapping boxing for wrestling to fight Braun Strowman … Continue reading Bad Sharon! Tyson Fury and Robbie Williams release Christmas single

Woking boss Alan Dowson wants full-time plans on club’s agenda

Alan Dowson wants Woking, the town and the community to get behind his bid to take the club to the Football League for the first time in their history. The forthright Geordie believes the only way to do that is for the club to return to full-time status and he is keen to discuss ways to make it possible during his tenure. Passionate Dowson – desperate to keep improving as he has with previous clubs – insisted his thoughts are not a knee-jerk reaction to his team not having won for nine games and said he has been “thinking about … Continue reading Woking boss Alan Dowson wants full-time plans on club’s agenda

Fines don’t tackle racism: how Millwall’s “action plan” reflects FA’s new approach

While a £10,000 penalty for racist chanting may appear an insufficient punishment, behind the scenes a considerable investment has been made into confronting the issue at The Den 15 October ~ On September 5, Huddersfield Town were fined £50,000 for breaching the Football Association’s rules on shirt sponsorship in a publicity stunt set up by bookmakers Paddy Power. While some form of punishment was always likely following such a flagrant flouting of the laws, Paddy Power took umbrage at the decision. In a series of social media postings and press ads, the bookmakers highlighted the disparity between the Terriers’ fine and the one … Continue reading Fines don’t tackle racism: how Millwall’s “action plan” reflects FA’s new approach

Extinction Rebellion: Canning Town unrest

It would be hard for me to write an objective and balanced piece as I’m fairly decided on this one. What has started happening though is Joe Public starting a rebellion of its own. Angry commuters have pulled Extinction Rebellion protesters from the top of a Tube as activists disrupted services across London.   Dozens of commuters were seen pulling the two campaigners from the top of a Jubilee Line Tube train at Canning Town station in east London after they unfurled a banner saying: “Business as usual = death”.   They were then seen beating the campaigners up before … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion: Canning Town unrest