1. England's New Generation of Desk-Chair Fans Unhappy

    This week, England and Ukraine fans will only be able to watch their qualifying match for the World Cup 2010 in South Africa on the world wide web...

    Chris Abalain Written by Chris Abalain about 5 years ago 149 reads 13 comments

  2. Bolton Wanderers 2009-2010- Season Of Improvement Or Disappointment?

    Jussi Jaaskelainen (pictured here) is now a 12-season Bolton Wanderers veteran, but I'm going to look now at whether it will be one of his best, or one he would like to forget...

    Chris Abalain Written by Chris Abalain about over 5 years ago 256 reads 0 comments

  3. Social Backlash: Is Being a Football Fan Twice As Tough?!

    Football fans (soccer fans, if you're an American) have always had it tough. If success doesn't come your way, then you can guarantee somebody not so far away is ready to pounce on your team's 4-0 drubbing, or their cup final defeat...

    Chris Abalain Written by Chris Abalain about over 5 years ago 182 reads 2 comments

  4. Bolton Wanderers: Relegation Dogfight or Mid-Table Greyhound Race?

    When I was asked to submit some sort of analysis of Bolton Wanderers' season and their chances of survival in this tightest ever Premier League season, I had just been pained to see a scrappy, ...

    Chris Abalain Written by Chris Abalain about almost 6 years ago 50 reads 9 comments

  5. Bolton Wanderers: Mid Season Review

    Welcome to the review of Bolton Wanderers' Premier League season so far. Half way through the season, it's clear to see that despite massive improvement in Bolton's form, the squad size is a ...

    Chris Abalain Written by Chris Abalain about 6 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  6. Platini shows lack of class

    So I've read this article this week - see this link on Skysports- about Michel Platini. For those who don't know, Platini is president of UEFA - the football governing body of Europe - and he is a legend in his own right, as a footballer, anyway...

    Chris Abalain Written by Chris Abalain about 6 years ago 156 reads 1 comments