PRESS CONFERENCE: Hovis 'Crackin' Crumpets' suite, New Bank Street stadium, Newton Heath, Manchester, 3pm 22nd November 2018 SCENE: The room is full of assorted press, who are busy talking among themselves as a door opens and two men come and sit at a long table surrounded by microphones, who take their seats as follows: DAVID … Continue reading Heathens Global #5a: emergency press conference
🎵 .. a ray of hope flickers in the sky A tiny star lights up way up high All across the land, dawns a brand new morn This comes to pass when a save is born .. 🎵 (sort of) Johnny Mathis, 1979, three years after the Heathens signed up Penarol Paganos as their first … Continue reading Heathens Global #5: It’s alive!!!!
So here we go with our FM19 Newton Heath 1878 journey and as the editing is probably going to take me a few weeks I thought I'd give a brief update on where I am up to. Having had the editor for the past 24 hours I have (mostly) finished the first edit, which of course … Continue reading Heathens Global #4: Birth of a club 2.0
Welcome back to my Dynamo! Beta save update and what a 2/3 of a season it's been. We have now hit the 3 month (bloody) winter break (boring boring) so while I'm holidaying the first month here is a quick update of the state of play in our quest to overcome Shahktar. Firstly, let me … Continue reading DYNAMO! #2: You staring at me?
Well hello again and welcome to my new blog for my FM19 beta save, simply called 'DYNAMO!' as it is with Dynamo Kyiv, the once formidable Ukranian powerhouse who have been in a constant battle with the mighty Shaktar Donetsk for almost 30 years for league domination. But why Dynamo? In short, the first thought … Continue reading DYNAMO! #1: In defence of overdue honour
NEWTON HEATH 1878 FACE RELEGATION 18 PT DEDUCTION CAUSED BY 'CHANCER' SIMEONE BRINGS GLOBAL HEATHENS CRASHING DOWN TO EARTH Simon Curtis, Wembley, 6:15pm, 17th March 2018 Newton Heath 1878 were dramatically deducted 18 points at an FA disciplinary hearing today, meaning almost certain relegation to the Championship for fielding two ineligible players in the league … Continue reading Heathens global #3: STOP PRESS 17/3/18
SCENE: Meeting room of Newton Heath FC board, Bank Street, Clayton, 12th July 1976, 2:40 pm. It is a baking hot day in the middle of a heatwave. A small table fan sits at one end of a wide teak table littered with pages of fluttering documents. Despite two open sash windows its weak efforts to … Continue reading Heathens global #2: The plans begin ..