Posts Tagged ‘matchday diary’

Double Derby Diary 7

Double Derby Diary


BPF’s resident Manchester Utd fan Ed Diggins returns this week with an intruiging personal diary into the double League Cup clash between his team and bitter rivals Manchester City, after the season-ticket holder blagged tickets for the Cup semis. Carling Cup Semi 1st Leg, Manchester City (A) 2-1 Manchester Utd A Text message buzzes in […]

Matchday Diary: Ghostly goals at Blackburn 0

Matchday Diary: Ghostly goals at Blackburn


October 31st, Manchester Utd vs Blackburn It is 3.30 am and I’m at a fancy dress party in Dundrum, South Dublin. I am talking to a chicken that is half way through hatching. My flight to this weekend’s game is only three hours away and by the time I settle into my leaba (bed, in […]

Matchday Diary: Gunning Up 2

Matchday Diary: Gunning Up


Ed Diggins is back with his Matchday Diary, after making the trek from Dublin to Manchester (via Birmingham) to see his Manchester Utd side beat Arsenal 2-1 this weekend. Gunning Up, 29th August 2009 – v Arsenal Wow, that was tense! The purists would have penciled it in as a game lacking real quality. The […]

Matchday Diary: Brum Beginning 4

Matchday Diary: Brum Beginning


Hi, I’m Ed Diggins. I follow Manchester United religiously, and this column is about my trips to their games. I hope to write one on every game I go to, which is about eighteen or twenty matches a season. My first game of the season was Sunday’s league opener against Birmingham which, to say the […]