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Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas Column
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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 ...
Retainers, Vouchers, and downright stubbornness
I wasn't going to pen anything. So much has already been said, so many message ...
The beautiful game, the beautiful season
It was a season so many people didn't want to end.
A marker in history
Hyperbole abounded: the date with destiny, a day to rival Wembley, this is it. There were those that were confident and ...
Twang there goes another nerve
Images of the Middlesbrough defeat would not go away.
On the Cusp
Home to Middlesbrough: 12 April and on the cusp of an achievement of staggering magnitude. The mantra held firm, one ...
Be the man that makes the difference
The euphoria of the result at Watford would not go away; but from the press and media you'd never really have known ...
Limping to Watford, strutting home
In our homes, pubs and clubs, on Twitter and assorted websites we endlessly debated the number of points and wins ...
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