About Alex Houlsby

Alex Houlsby began writing a blog not long ago. He concentrates on sport and in particular football because it divides opinion and stirs emotion more than anything else he can think of. As a Newcastle born Sunderland fan Alex has probably experienced that more than most. He thinks it's important that the foolishness within the game is laughed at so hopefully his writing will be mildly amusing. Have a look at Alex's blog and judge for yourselves.

Ashley Provides Safety Net For Alan’s High Flying Birds

Newcastle_United

With 11 games of the season gone, Alan Pardew’s high flying magpies remain unbeaten in the Premier League and sit snugly between Manchester United and Chelsea in third place. A terrific 3-1 win at Stoke City on Monday night was followed by Saturday’s hard-fought victory over Everton. Both performances were … Continue reading

Some Perspective Before Poland Please…

Euro-2012

As I write, journalists across the country are frantically sharpening their pencils. The back pages of our papers will soon be awash with column upon column of conjecture, forecasting the fate of the England team at next year’s European Championship. What we will witness from the media over the coming … Continue reading