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This week John, who is clearly in a rush to get to the Chorley Cricket Club Beer Festival, is banging the ‘fund-raising’ drum – reminding everyone that we Poolies need a Plan B – as we can’t forever rely on the largesse and patience of Raj Singh.Read More →

To celebrate the start of the new footie season, thanks to the lovely team at Scenic Air Tours NE we have a special additional prize for the August HUST lottery draw. The lucky winner will take the Victoria Park flight tour for up to three passengers from Teesside Airport takingRead More →

A short, sombre and somewhat reflective piece from John this week; he briefly touches on the situation at Bury FC before focussing on the tragedies surrounding Emiliano Sala and our own Romoney Crichlow-Noble. Read More →

A somewhat disappointed John this week puts his postage stamp away and largely ignores Pools – instead he takes a quick look at Bury, as that once proud club awaits the executioner’s call, and looks on as Bolton suspends ticket sales for tomorrow’s match. At least we have a game to go to – but he’s thinking about having a lie in……………. Read More →

Congratulations to HUST member Dan Burton who won Peter Kioso’s signed home match shirt in the prize draw on Saturday 3rd August. We now have Peter’s signed away shirt available for someone to win in our next shirt auction. The bidding will close at 15:00 on Tuesday 13th of AugustRead More →

This week John welcomes in the new season with an expectation of 6 wins out of the first 8 games – tremendous stuff! Has John ever been so confident before? Probably not. But, he then puts his dentures back in and starts biting at the recent utterings of Carlisle manager, Steven Pressley. Pressley who thinks that Bury and Bolton should be kicked out of the EFL. John may well be right here…………
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