Prelude: primadonnas and the prep myth So we did it, for the time since 1956 the Heathens are in a cup final, to be precise, the Carabao against Spurs. I am so chuffed but here on this warm May morning with the sun streaming into my Bank Street office and glinting off Will Stafford's framed … Continue reading Heathens resurrected 15: Carabao cup pre-match preparation and analysis
Hello and welcome to a slightly different blog that explores a side of FM that some hardened fans don't often access, namely pissing about in the editor to create your own complete fantasy/edited league or downloading one created by someone else. Already I can see some of you hitting the back button but bear with … Continue reading Edited leagues: your final FM18 fantasy?
Welcome back to a frost-nipped Bank Street on this January morning. The kettle's on and I have a little something special in the kitchen that should warm our cockles, a lovely bottle of Shackleton whisky, recreated from the same blend that the great explorer took to the ice over a hundred years ago. I mention … Continue reading Heathens resurrected 14: Stopping the (gut) rot to end a bad run
GAVIN THE BREW BOY: Ahem ... okay if you just take your seats FM will be along in a minute. Firstly though (.. cough .. ) he's .. ahem .. given me this statement that he said I have to read word for word so .. ahem .. here goes .. "After the last press … Continue reading NH1878 4 Man City 3 post-match press conference, Hovis Wholemeal Baps suite, Bank Street stadium 11/5/23
So fellas our first Premier League season is over and I am pleased to say we have achieved two things, namely we stayed up and finished a creditable 15th, despite the 20th prediction, but best of all we beat Man City not once, but twice :)Firstly, let's deal with that best bit - beating City. … Continue reading Heathens resurrected #13: Premier League season one review and beating City (twice 🙂