Tag: Football

Red Balloons At Shrewsbury

We arrived at Shrewsbury with high hopes and red balloons. After about 70 minutes the balloons and our hopes were burst . Dozens of Charlton fans were reeling from the effects of pepper spray deployed by the police with all the experimental zeal of children in the playground trying out a new water pistol .…

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Death of a Dream at Bolton

20 April 2016 Some curious extraterrestrial force sucked the atmosphere out of the Macron Stadium. The most exciting moment of the match was when at 40 minutes there was a flourishing of lights from the Bolton fans’ phones for reasons that escaped me ……..the players were resigned to their fate and our Championship status was…

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The Only Good Thing…….

9 April 2016 The highpoint of the afternoon turned out to be parking unbelievably close to Loftus Road . The faint flame of hope finally flickered out for CAFC . Three performances that deserved 9 points other than the Achilles Heel – not converting chances . So barring a miracle it’s League 1 next season

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