The 147th Newcastle V Sunderland derby

By |April 15th, 2013|

Now, some of you who know me well, know i’m pretty down to earth
And if I say or write a thing, it surely has some worth
Well last night, I ate no cheese and hardly had a drink
But the craziest dream I ever had, has made me stop and think

Could my beloved footy team really escape […]

Sunderland or Newcastle supporter? – What have feelings got to do with it??

By |April 14th, 2013|

In May 1973 when Sunderland beat the then mighty Leeds United and won the prestigious FA Cup, I was a skinny 8 year old, living in Frank Street, Durham, nestled between Sherburn Road and Sunderland Road. I had no confidence and felt fairly insignificant, I didn’t really feel part of anything, but on the day […]