By the gasworks wall #6: Man Utd vs Salford, Manchester Guardian ‘The Red Side’ editorial, 28th January 2023

symbiotic/ˌsɪmbɪˈɒtɪk/ adjective BIOLOGY Involving interaction between two different organisms living in close physical association.Denoting a mutually beneficial relationship between different people or groups.Oxford English Dictionary 1: Symbiosis in Salford There is an almost universal hatred for the half and half scarf among many football fans who actually attend games in this era. The mere suggestion … Continue reading By the gasworks wall #6: Man Utd vs Salford, Manchester Guardian ‘The Red Side’ editorial, 28th January 2023

By the gasworks wall #5: In Salford we trust

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” Ernest Hemingway, South Pacific, 1949"So, like, we just go out and do what we want?"Nathan Broadhead, Kersal Labour Club, Salford, 2020 Ironically given the current circumstances and the spare time I've had it has taken me a while to get … Continue reading By the gasworks wall #5: In Salford we trust

Remembrance day special: Walter Tull, football hero

There are two myths surrounding football in the First World War. One, that everybody suddenly downed tools and had a kickabout with the Germans on Christmas Day in 1914 and two, that British soldiers played footie as they walked across no-man's lands towards the German machine guns. In actual fact, they were both true but … Continue reading Remembrance day special: Walter Tull, football hero

Heathens global #7b: the away leg

First off, an apology. I'm sorry as this was intended to be a blog purely about the affiliate programme, but we only went and WON THE FRIGGIN' CHAMPIONS LEAGUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!! But not to worry, for you can listen to the whole thing here in glorious blogcast colour! I won't give away the actual score apart … Continue reading Heathens global #7b: the away leg