The Day I Went To Crystal Palace Beer Festival

Crystal Palace Beer Festival - the pitch with the big screen for the FA Cup with sun beaming down onto it. 2017.

When Crystal Palace Beer Festival tickets went on sale there was a real chance that we would end up going along and watching the FA Cup with a sombre attitude as Palace found themselves relegated to the Championship. Luckily between purchasing the tickets and the day coming around the season was just about saved and […]

A Return To Selhurst Park

No press tickets. No Palace Radio. No reason to be there other than to enjoy the game solely as a fan. I admit I had forgotten what being a fan felt like after so long watching every move and needing to come up with something witty to say or an observation to jot down. For […]

Olympics Day Twelve: Get On Your Bike And Run For Your Lives

After two gruelling days of events the decathlon athletes will be dragging their tired and aching bodies towards the line of the 1500m to finish the event off in the evening session of track and field alongside a variety of sprints, hurdles and field finals. It is also the start of the slightly less testing, […]

Olympics Day Twelve: Men’s Football Previews

After eleven days of solid Olympics coverage I am taking a bit of time off today. As I am busy during this evening I have decided to provide you with previews of the football matches but my body is also telling me I need a break by giving me a bloodshot eye two days before […]

Olympics Day Eleven: Semi-Final Football And A Bucket Load Of Medals

After the drama of rain bouncing around in the Olympics stadium last night to cause a delay in proceedings for all the track and athletics final the participants in today’s events will be hoping to be able to take to the starting blocks and field areas on time and get through everything cleanly and safely. […]

Olympics Day Ten: Mammoth Swims And High Hurdles

After the events on the track last night, not only of Bolt winning but Niekerk’s World Record in the 400m, it might be a little difficult for anything to top that today in general Olympic sporting terms. But today we go from the women’s road marathon yesterday to women battling it out in the open […]

Olympics Day Nine: Women’s Marathon Plus More Pool Action

As some events came to an end, such as the indoor pool swimming, others are just starting to get going and heat up. The men’s water polo preliminaries continue today with some teams needing a win to have any chance of progressing into the next round of matches whilst the women’s marathon runners just have […]