Category Archives: Football

Farewell – The Theatre Of Chips.

The main entrance to the McCain Stadium

It was confirmed on Thursday that the former football ground of Scarborough FC, The McCain Stadium as it was latterly known, is to be levelled and a tender has been released inviting companies to bid for the contract that will seal the fate of the 112 year old ground.

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I wrote this article originally for http://www.talkofthetyne.com then copied onto here ‘cos I could

This article isn’t about Newcastle United.  However the subject of this article affects Newcastle United.  And You.  And Sunderland.  And in fact all English league clubs and supporters.

Some of you who have read the title of this article will have already figured out what it is going to be about.  I write it today because it is significant for two reasons.  The first being that Germany are impressing greatly at the World Cup and saw off Argentina on Saturday to book their place in yet another semi final.  Secondly, the fixture list for the Budesliga is out this morning.  And the Bundesliga is something that interests me greatly. Read the rest of this entry