View from the South – Birmingham City v Newcastle United

January 8, 2017 11

It was cool and dank on Saturday morning but much milder than of late. It was also 3rd Round FA Cup day and whatever the debate regarding the present importance of the world’s oldest football knockout competition, on a personal level, it still goes down as one of the best Read More

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Alex Govan

June 10, 2016 3

The club site has reported that Alex Govan has died aged 86. Alex was the person who introduced “Keep Right On” to the club. Alex joined Blues from Plymouth Argyle. He had appeared 110 times for the Pilgrims. He scored 8 times in his first season for Blues, including on Read More

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An Amazing Play-Off Story

June 1, 2016 0

I have mentioned lots of times that I live in Devon, obviously that does curtail my opportunities of following the Blues. After living in Plymouth for over 25 years prior to moving to Okehampton, I have a soft spot for Plymouth Argyle. So on Monday I traveled with some friends Read More

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Freddie Goodwin – A Personal Tribute

February 22, 2016 1

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

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