Tag Archives: Manchester United

All Night Party People – in conversation with A Certain Ratio’s Jez Kerr

It promises to be a busy year for industrial punk-funk pioneers and indie-dance survivors A Certain Ratio, currently playing a series of UK dates to coincide with new Mute collection, ACR:BOX. After 2018’s acr:set compilation and their LP reissue campaign, the … Continue reading

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Instant karma, Chameleons Vox style – the Mark Burgess interview

It’s difficult to get over to the younger indie kids how important BBC Radio 1’s John Peel Show was during the latter decades of the 20th Century. But I was hoping Mark Burgess could help, the front-man and bass player … Continue reading

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What to expect in the Premier League in early 2014

On the verge of the New Year, writewyattuk gets the crystal matchball out and takes a punt on what we might be reading about this time next month concerning the English top flight, club by club. Arsenal  Arsene Wenger pledges to ensure … Continue reading

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Tweeting at the match? What’s the world coming to?

A RECENT story on the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League website (well, it was rather a slow day in non-league football circles at the time) suggested FC United of Manchester are riding high in a ‘prestigious’ league table of the world’s … Continue reading

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Josh and Phil playing the fame game

At the school just down the road from me, it seems barely a few weeks go by before talk of another visit from a famous ex-pupil. In this case I’m name-checking Manchester United and England star Phil Jones, a regular … Continue reading

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What to expect in January in the Premier League

On the verge of the New Year, writewyattuk takes a look at the sporting crystal ball to see what the first month of 2013 will hold for the English top flight, club by club. Arsenal  Theo Walcott is switched to … Continue reading

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Spare us the Santa’s sack cliches

THERE was an almost inevitable sideshow at this week’s Premier League clash between Sunderland and Reading, with the football media waiting to see which manager would go first. Would it be Martin O’Neill, a year to the day since his … Continue reading

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Kenny’s death put bitter rivalries into context

WE ALL know the sad tale about the world-beating football team making their way back home after a European Cup match against Red Star Belgrade in early February, 1958, refuelling in Southern Germany before heavy snow and engine problems combined … Continue reading

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