Tags archives: read-but-never-red

Up close & personal at the Etihad

A walk in the park led to within inches of the hallowed Etihad turf as a fluke of good fortune befell two Manchester City fanatics and a beautiful bitch called Mollie Zaba! The chance encounter between MCFC Business Development Executive, David Smith and the husband and wife City supporters – 100 miles south of Manchester – brought them that little bit closer to the team they love, and the characters […]

Why blog in a world of keyboard warriors?

Read But Never Red has won through to the Finals of the National Blogging Awards 2013. It is the only Manchester City blog in the Best #Male category and faces stern competition from bigger, more established blogs, from both Manchester United & Arsenal. This article seeks to understand why anyone would want to spend time writing a football blog, irrespective of whether they be Blues, Reds, Whites, Stripes, Hoops you […]

Motivations & malice at Manchester City

It used to be that a good education was built on a foundation of ‘3 Rs’ – reading, writing and arithmetic. Fast forward to the contemporary world of social media and the everyday lot of the football blogger and an intriguing trio of ‘Ms’  confront every aspiring scribe each time he – or she – addresses their keyboard. Football writing used to be the exclusive domain of the sports journalist […]