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Clutching to Straws

August 1, 2018
Clutching to Straws By Will Farr 28th February 2018 Living in Essex must be tough. A couple of years ago you would have been placed in the same bracket as the ‘characters’ on ITV2’s staged and over dramatized drivel, TOWIE. I’m not a lover of reality TV as you might guess. Fast forward to nowadays […]

Tequila Sunrise: St Pauli 2017

July 23, 2018
TEQUILA SUNRISE Three days in Hamburg, watching Stoke at St Pauli. Potters, punks, pirates…..   June 2017: “Seen who we are playing on August 1st? St Pauli, away!!!!!!” I don’t know the date that the fixture was announced, and I can’t really be arsed to look the date up to be honest with you, but […]

PRINCE OF PETE: The Peter Odemwingie interview

June 12, 2018
Prince of Pete   The electronic gates open at Stoke City’s Clayton Wood training complex, just over a mile as the crow flies from their Britannia Stadium home. I park my rather embarrassing family hatchback amongst the vehicular glitterati that belong to The Potter’s first team squad. Parked cars, then….. Enough has been talked and […]


June 7, 2018
HE’S MAGIC, HE’S JOOOEEEE: THE JOE ALLEN INTERVIEW “Any chance you can get to the Welsh team hotel for about 8pm on Wednesday? Joe can meet you then.” Wild horses wouldn’t have stopped me from getting there. Unfortunately, wild horses aren’t as head-wobblingly dreadful and stressful as the M6 and M5 motorways, which can make […]