Tim Holland speaks exclusively with Peter Butler, ex-Hammer and current manager of Malaysian club Persatuan Bola Sepak Daerah Kuala Terengganu on his time at the Boleyn, minibus driving in Halifax, the Sultan of Pahang and managing in Asia.
Anyone who bought the Stoke programme will have no doubt seen the praise that has been heaped upon Joey O’Brien which is well deserved it is too because the Irish utility man has certainly been earning his keep of late.
With Liverpool’s visit to Upton Park, Blowing Bubbles writer Thomas Johnson looks back at our starting line-up the last time we played the Reds and compares these players to our likely starting XI on Sunday
I am writing this piece just after our very narrow defeat at Old Trafford, considering we went down to a very early goal it could have been considerably worse but we could also have nicked a point near the end.
It’s a few minutes before three on a mid-winter’s afternoon and what little daylight that’s left is fading fast. You’ve been looking forward to Saturday all week, and it’s here at last. Now you are impatient for the game to get started.