After the Boxing Day postponement I was looking forward to a decent performance and possibly another three points against Barnet who are, like this division, somewhat Jekyll and Hyde. Having been absent for the Stockport home win, I was perhaps too expectant of Craig Tanner who drifted in and out of the game and was eventually substituted. I thought the crowd would be decent enough … Continue reading Home Blanker: Aldershot Town 0-0 Barnet
Stockport County’s dismal record against Aldershot continued yesterday as goals from newbie Craig Tanner and striker Mo Bettamer (who assisted the Shots first goal) earned the hosts a much needed three points and created a double over an opponent for the first time in a couple of years. Many had feared a low turnout after the Torquay FA Trophy debacle but just like the Notts … Continue reading Shots at the double!
Tributes have flooded social media following the news that legendary England cricketer Bob Willis has died. Instant flashbacks to Headingley 1981 and all that for many of us. I always admired this man, moreso in later years, warming to him on The Debate on Sky Sports with him being so dismissive on those dismal England performances. His love of Bob Dylan (I hadn’t been aware … Continue reading “Hurricane” – in memory of Sir Bob Willis
This post will timeline my weekend in Barrow-in-Furness, taking in of course the glamourous appeal of a football match between top-of-the-table Barrow AFC and sixth-bottom Aldershot Town. I will update it (including the match report on Saturday) so that it will be a scroll down job top to bottom for readers. To add, Barrow fans reading this that are miffed about the slagging on ShotsWeb, … Continue reading The Cumbrian Weekender
EAST BANKERS ENSEMBLE ON GOOD FORM Recorded the first fifteen minutes of Saturday’s game. Near to Elvis (snare) and Scotty L (bass) a few rows down. What strikes me about this is the audio quality, considered it was from my coat pocket. “Come On The Shots” is done like a 12″ remix and – almost a concert – brilliant stuff! Play this through Cinemasound hifi … Continue reading Throwing It All Away: Shots 2-2 Spireites