Articles by Simon Wilson

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A rough guide to... Wycombe Wanderers

1 August 2016

Our trip to Wycombe sees us renew acquaintances with once regular opponents, and Dayle Southwell. Si Wilson fills you in

Rough Guide to... Braintree

13 August 2011

2010-11 Rough Guide to Braintree

How I listen to Town games

11 August 2009

Si Wilson shows us how he follows Town matches

Player profile: Jamie Clarke

6 August 2007

2007-08 player profile: Jamie Clarke

Player profile: Tom Newey

6 August 2007

2007-08 player profile: Tom Newey

Player profile: Danny Boshell

6 August 2007

2007-08 player profile: Danny Boshell

Flat at Stanley: Accrington (a)

Match report

14 April 2007

Flat at Stanley: Accrington (a) report

Back to the future!

4 April 2007

News from a parallel universe

Positive John: master of positive spin

29 January 2007

Feel the chairman's positive spin!

Town on the box: Hereford (h), 8 October 2006

22 January 2007

Readers share their experiences of watching Town on the telly

Player profiles: Peter Till

19 January 2007

2006-07 player profiles: Peter Till

Player profiles: Martin Paterson

10 January 2007

2006-07 player profiles: Martin Paterson

The secret of George Kerr's commentary magic

6 December 2006

The ex-Town manager turned Radio Humberside expert summariser's pre-match regime revealed

Spot the difference

17 November 2006

The Graham Rodger Crap-O-Meter

7 November 2006

Were the results during Grez's tenure really that crap?

Review: Black and White Corner, issue one

23 October 2006

On occasion at CA Towers we get a spare moment to read a book. Even less occasionally we get time to write about it

Where the face fits

8 October 2006

Where was Peter Beagrie found this week?

Justin Whittle interview

3 August 2006

Simon Wilson caught up with Justin Whittle to get his views on the coming season

Player profiles: Peter Beagrie

31 July 2006

2006-07 player profiles: Peter Beagrie

Rough guide to... Boston United

21 July 2006

2006-07 rough guide to... Boston United

Keeping up with the Joneses

20 May 2006

Join Stick and Lump on their exciting adventures

The Blue Wrath: Carlisle (a)

Match report

8 April 2006

The Blue Wrath: Carlisle (a) report

Oh, DataCo

21 December 2005

Simon Wilson reports on heavy-handed tactics around fixture lists by DataCo

Just desserts: Wycombe (a)

Match report

19 November 2005

Just desserts: Wycombe (a) report

Player profile: Gary Croft

16 September 2005

2005-06 player profile: Gary Croft

Player profile: Paul Bolland

18 August 2005

2005-06 player profile: Paul Bolland

Player profile: John Lukic

10 August 2005

2005-06 player profile: John Lukic

Bedrooms and joysticks

18 May 2005

Si Wilson dug out his old Amiga and a copy of Sensible World of Soccer for some retro gaming fun

Right string, wrong yo-yo

9 November 2004

Bad decisions and silly mistakes are costing Town points, claims Si Wilson

Ignorance isn't bliss

12 August 2004

Si Wilson is concerned that racism is growing again on the terraces

The Slade manifesto

4 August 2004

Simon Wilson caught up with Russell Slade before the start of the new season

Coming on

Match report

2 August 2004

Coming on

Getting shirty

25 May 2004

Si Wilson is unsure whether he should buy a Town shirt in time for his upcoming holiday

For the best... for all of us...

14 May 2004

Long before relegation, Si Wilson had already decided he wouldn't be renewing his season ticket


31 March 2004

The departure of Des Hamilton forces the club in to desperate measures

Hey Nicky!

8 March 2004

Si Wilson on why new manager called 'Nicky' Law is among bad company

Hare for Town

18 February 2004

Si Wilson puts forward resident betting expert, Mat Hare, as the best candidate for the management position at Blundell Park

Ladies Night

14 January 2004

Did the club manage to lure Atomic Kitten other disastrous season

Player profile: Iain Anderson

5 January 2004

2003-04 player profile: Iain Anderson

The magic of the cup...

3 January 2004

Simon Wilson looks ahead to the cup match with Burnley

Player profile: Jonathan Rowan

3 December 2003

2003-04 player profile: Jonathan Rowan

Player profile: Chris Bolder

1 December 2003

2003-04 player profile: Chris Bolder


1 December 2003

It's not easy being Simon Wilson

Player profile: Phil Jevons

30 November 2003

2003-04 player profile: Phil Jevons

Close Encounters: Kevin Donovan

24 November 2003

Remember that time you were run over at a crossroads by Peter Furneaux? Tell us all about it here

Loan rangers

3 November 2003

Si Wilson tries unsuccessfully to encourage other clubs to loan players to Grimsby

Racial imbalance

16 October 2003

On the eve of the club's anti-racism dat, Si Wilson is exasperated that such measures are still needed

Michael Clearly Not Balding

25 July 2003

Si Wilson is concerned by certain hair cuts on display in the team photo

Rough guide to... Barnsley

18 July 2003

The 2003/4 rough guide to Barnsley

Town made me do it

7 May 2003

Meet Steve the kitten. Not unlike Steve the kitten.

Let's have it now.'

20 January 2003

From books to Sky Sports, via Romania. Si Wilson gives us his thoughts

And to realities yield all her shows...

3 December 2002

Si Wilson on the home match against Leicester

Player profile: Danny Coyne

11 November 2002

2002-03 player profile: Danny Coyne

Player profile: John McDermott

11 November 2002

2002-03 player profile: John McDermott

Player profile: Simon Ford

11 November 2002

2002-03 player profile: Simon Ford

Player profile: Steve Livingstone

11 November 2002

2002-03 player profile: Steve Livingstone

Player profile: Stuart Campbell

11 November 2002

2002-03 player profile: Stuart Campbell

Peter Furneaux appearing on Radio Humberside phone in

15 October 2002

Transcript of Peter Furneaux's appearance on Radio Humberside

Sweet PFA

12 October 2002

Si Wilson reports on how the PFA are stepping in to bridge the funding gap left by the collapse of the ITV digital deal

Spin calling

9 October 2002

Town fans were calling for more canny ticket pricing as far back as 2002. Simon Wilson was one of them

Our vote's with Haddock!

4 October 2002

Si Wilson reports on Grimsby MP Austin Mitchell's name change to Austin Haddock

Don't stick with tradition

2 September 2002

Simon Wilson looks at the changes needed in the Town team for the coming season