23 November 2016

2016/17: Highgate United (Midland Football League Premier Division)

Losing 5-0 at home is a bitter pill to swallow but one of the great things about football is that there's always a chance for a team to redeem itself. Coventry Sphinx responded perfectly to the defeat against St Andrews by beating Loughborough University at Sphinx Drive on November 12th.

12 November 2016

2016/17: Loughborough University (Midland Football League Premier Division)

Football supporters at every level have to take the rough with the smooth. A tiny fraction know what it's like to win every week and even they moan like mad when their team has the temerity to drop a couple of points.

07 November 2016

2016/17: St Andrews (Midland Football League Premier Division)

Some goalless draws are enthralling. Much maligned by the unenlightened and historically held responsible for football's difficulty in gaining a popular foothold in the point-happy United States, the gripping 0-0 can be a hidden treasure of the sport. These back-and-forth battles, each more assuredly unbreached than the last, have simply got a bad press.