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Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas Column
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Down Buchan Lane
A couple of things set me thinking this week.
A Weekend Away
The word was out. Roy Keane had left Villa following a row with senior players during training.
The Road to Salvation
We'd had a week in Kent and on Stoke matchday were heading back north up a reasonably quiet M1. On a busy day we can ...
In with a shout
I'm not sure the whole nation rejoiced but we certainly did in Burnley and our little corner of Leeds and all the ...
Eddie Clamp would have sorted 'im
The Golden Vision he was called, Scotsman Alex Young that is, the Everton centre forward of the sixties who had feet ...
This time it's Sanchez
They were emerging in slowly increasing numbers after the Everton defeat on websites, message-boards and blogs.
A Win for Uncle Arthur
The law of averages said surely this might be the day. Somebody had posted on a message board that it had been six ...
We only have one lightbulb for now
It must be one of the great lines in sports writing. And it happened at Burnley. It came in a superb piece for the NBC ...
Rejoice
The positives came to the fore within 24 hours of the 0-4 in the Midlands… we have to bounce back… it's too early to ...
Punch-ups, jargon and West Brom
Mrs T is always telling me I sit glued to the internet for far too long. Well: I look at twitter once a day, CM once a ...
Turned out nice again
We were away for a couple of weeks during which there were two games, the first at Crystal Palace and the second home ...
Hello North Korea
The news was quite astonishing. The President of North Korea, the chap with the pudding basin haircut and chubby cheeks ...
Famous for 15 minutes
The last time I used a train to London there were separate ladies waiting rooms, polite porters in uniforms had ...
Almost dreamy eyed
'He's a very good looking man. I did notice that. I was almost dreamy-eyed looking at him,' said Sean Dyche.
Dead flies and pigeon feathers
It was Danny who saved the day (and not for the first time).
He's ont mantelpiece with me dad
It came from Bumble - one of the great cricket commentary lines of all time. Bumble aka David Lloyd, Burnley supporter ...
Dedicated to Liam Sweeney and John Alder
Being a Yorkshireman one of the pleasures of producing a book via subscriber ...
Blue seats and disappearing ginger
The demolition of Brazil by Germany, 7-1, in the semi-final was as unexpected as Burnley's promotion last season. As ...
Will we see Suarez at The Turf?
At last Luis the Chewy apologised for the bite. Earlier he had explained the incident by saying he had lost his ...
Looking good, all systems go
Funny really: it wasn't the day the fixtures came out. It was the day someone posted a picture of the two guys painting ...
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