Part two of my League One pre-season preview.
Stadium: Brunton Park (16,981)
Manager: Greg Abbott (since November 2008)
Transfers In: Sean McDaid (Doncaster Rovers) - free, Jason Price (Millwall) - free, Craig Curran (Tranmere Rovers) - free, Frankie Simek (Sheff Weds) - free, James Berrett (Huddersfield) - free
Transfers Out: Richard Keogh (Coventry City) - £100,000, Tom Aldred (Watford) - free, David Raven (Shrewsbury Town) - free
In 13 short months we have come a long way, who knows what would have eventually happened had we never come to the attention of our now deceased owner but somehow I doubt things would have been as rosy.
It's doubtful we will ever know or understand his motivations for buying us. Could it have purely been a money making investment or an act of joy from a man who knew his time was limited? It almost doesn't matter now, we can only go on the facts. He has left us far stronger then we could
I have decided to write this initial blog entry as a way of introduction, as I haven't used the site much in the past. So I thought I would start at the beginning........
“Obsession is a young man's game, and my only excuse is that I never grew old.” - Michael Caine
So there I was, 5th December 1992, about to turn 14 years old and with no real footballing identity. All Britpop and long since lost socialist ideals.
Having grown up on the Isle of Wight
Only three weeks left. We will soon know who is going up automatically and who is entering into the lottery of the play-offs. The facts are currently as follows:
1) We have already qualified for the play-offs.
2) We have a game in hand
3) We are already in second place
(And yes, the award for being 'blatantly f**king obvious' goes to.......)
The first point however is critical, we have already achieved what we couldn't muster last year, if the
Updated 18-04-2011 at 08:40 PM by Colinjb
I might stop these now. I don't think I can top this one:
Originally Posted by alpine_saint
Wow, the site troll thinks I've pwned.