Fantasy Football – Hey Big Spender!

Our resident Fantasy Football guru Richard Beaumont aka Treakz on Twitter, having scoured the bargains, looks at the big money shots. Having spent the majority of the week googling The Samaratins number, walking perilously close to cliff tops on my holiday and losing sleep after my wild card play backfired spectacularly, this week I am looking at some of the big names that could be vital in the coming weeks, especially with injury and suspension issues hitting Paul Pogba and Sadio Mane. A friendly reminder from the blog that this weeks deadline is affected by Friday night Premier league action…. Read more »

Ticking off Griffin Park doing the 92

Griffin Park home of Brentford FC

With time ticking on Griffin Park’s place in the 92 blogger and co-founder Pete made a long awaiting trip to the capital… Ground: The New Lawn (77/92) Game: Brentford 2-2 Bristol City Date: 20/08/2017 Reaching the later stages of doing the 92 and looking at the grounds I had left there were a number of grounds to make a call over…is it worth ticking them off if they’re going to be replaced within a year or 2? With Griffin Park it was a no brainer. All being well Brentford will be playing at their new home at Lionel Road… Read more »

Fantasy Football – The Lesser Team Bargain Hunt

Our resident Fantasy Football guru Richard Beaumont aka Treakz on Twitter, reviews the potential players you should be looking to get into your squad quicker than that streaker in Malta. Will the international break ever end? Feels like forever since we have seen some entertaining football but this weekend sees the return of FPL and a chance for me and many others to see if playing an early wildcard has paid off. An early wildcard has allowed me to draft in some popular choices over the fortnight to take advantage of price rises and now adjust my line up with… Read more »

A Green Day at the New Lawn

Main Stand at the New Lawn home of Vegan outfit Forest Green Rovers

Newcastle fan Colin Harrison took another step towards the 92 club with a trip to the New Lawn, home of the first Vegan Football Club in the Football League. On Monday evening I recieved a text message which contained three words. Those words were ‘Forest Green Saturday’. The text was from my referee mate David Webb, who is helping me achieve my goal of reaching ‘The 92 Club’. As I had agreed to work on the Saturday in question, I had two people who I needed to persuade. The first was a colleague to cover my shift. The second, but… Read more »

For One Season Only: Spurs at Wembley

Spurs fly flag at the new Wembley.

We welcome back Louis Maughan, who introduces us to Wembley, a new stalwart in doing the 92. Louis covers some of the basics, whilst also exploring what it is for Spurs to be playing at a home away from home, White Hart Lane. Ground: Wembley (19/92) Game: Tottenham v Chelsea Date 20/08/2017 Why Wembley, why Spurs? I’ve been to Wembley a few times, but only to see England friendlies and one-sided qualifiers. Every season I dream of watching my club play a major final at the National Stadium. These dreams have usually faded and died, however, before the start of… Read more »

Fantasy Football – Unfashionable bargains to bolster your squad.

Our resident Fantasy Football guru Richard Beaumont aka Treakz on Twitter, gives a solid account of players that, for the value, should be dancing into your team, like Peter Crouch after a hat trick against Jamacia, whilst you splash the cash like Leeds United trying to win the Champions League. As we approach the first dreaded international break of the season, a number of managers may be looking to make some profit on the transfer window by playing an early wild card and then reaping the reward of price increases across the fortnight break. I take a look at a… Read more »

Safe standing: 5 ways you can help make a real difference

Mock up of how the safe standing installation at Shrewsbury Town will look

With the launch of Shrewsbury Town’s fan-funding initiative the day when all our clubs are able to offer us fans the official option of sitting down or standing up does seem a step closer. However there is still a long way to go and work to be done! With the campaign live it’s key that the issue of safe standing/rail seating isn’t forgotten and fans across the country continue to bang the drum. Here we share 5 ways that you can help make a real difference: 1. Contribute If you’re able to chip in towards the initiative it would be… Read more »

Fantasy Football – Do I play that Wildcard?

Our resident Fantasy Football expert Richard Beaumont aka Treakz on Twitter, gives his advice on that first-week free transfer or a whole batch of changes if you are feeling the Wildcard is necessary. Having finally got some sleep/work done following the tinkering of pre season, week one gave us an opportunity to see what we had got for our 100 million quid. But, with Wildcards flying out already, I take a look at quick transfer fixes to catch up on bad selections along with players to ship out in an early season fire sale. Quick Fixes Roberto (Bobby) Firminho (8.5)… Read more »