Freddie Goodwin, the man who gave us Trevor, has died aged 82. Freddie was the manager of the club when I started supporting them in 1971 as a 9 year old. My first Blues game, was in 1974 when we beat Manchester City 4-0. That was the only game I Read More
(Image used courtesy of Wolves FC) I know this is a Blues blog, and I know there is rivalry between ourselves and Wolves, but today I’d like to put that to one side. The Wolves fans have lost someone who was the key in the turn around at Molineux. We Read More
Recently, the Football Supporters’ Federation have stated that the attitude of some police forces to football fans is stuck twenty five years in the past. It says while many forces have a positive approach, some match commanders still use heavy handed tactics and treat all fans as potential hooligans. It Read More
Everyone at Joys and Sorrows would like to wish both the British teams the best of luck in their quarter finals this weekend. Special wishes go to BCFC’s Jack Butland, Karen Carney, Eni Aluko and Rachel Williams.
I’d like to start with a confession. I’ve never been interested in the Olympic football before and I don’t believe it has a place at the games. For me the Olympic Games is all about those sports where winning a gold medal is the pinnacle of the sport, not something Read More