The curious case of those ‘Top Of The Pops’ albums

If you’re of an middle-aged persuasion you’ll remember these. In the seventies they were the cheapest ways of owning a copy of songs that were hits but ‘sung’ by someone else. When you were eight, this really didn’t matter and adjectives like “Phwoar” came to mind apropos the album covers that would have tittilated many a pre-pubescent schoolboy. Finbarr Saunders would have had a field … Continue reading The curious case of those ‘Top Of The Pops’ albums

On the road again: Shots @ Chesterfield

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE Chesterfield FC vs Aldershot Town FC Saturday 28th September 2019 Proact Stadium, Chesterfield, kick off, 3pm. ALL THINGS CHESTERFIELD… North Derbyshire’s largest market town is perhaps most famous for the distinctive Crooked Spire that dominates its skyline. Stories abound as to why it twisted, but its unusual shape is thought to have been triggered by green timber covered with heavy lead tiles. … Continue reading On the road again: Shots @ Chesterfield

Next at The Rec: Yeovil Town

They’ve gone from being “garbage” to “great” inside a few weeks, now self-confessed control freak Darren Sarll is spotting an opportunity for Yeovil Town. The Glovers are the National League’s form side thanks to five wins on the spin and a surge up the table which has taken the team lacking life early on this campaign up into fourth. The Somerset side have seen off … Continue reading Next at The Rec: Yeovil Town