Articles by Barry Whittleton

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The world according to Baz: season tickets, Hurst and taking the knee

23 June 2021

Should season tickets be cheaper? Should Hurst have shouldered more blame? And should footballers take the knee? Baz Whittleton gives his views

No relegation means no relegation: the world according to Baz

13 May 2021

If promotion but not relegation is OK in the Conference, why not in the Football League? Baz argues for a one-season only expansion of the Football League

Paved with good intentions: the world according to Baz

15 April 2021

Despite the rejoicing, 1878 Partners and B Corporation status are no substitute for community ownership

Reasons to be cheerful: the world according to Baz

3 March 2021

It may seem that Town are staring at relegation, but there are still grounds for hope says Baz Whittleton

Club ownership: The world according to Baz

4 February 2021

There's a nightmare scenario: Fenty has all his money, but we have no ground, no cash and no-League status. Baz Whittleton views our prospects of avoiding it

Holloway: The world according to Baz

6 January 2021

In resigning as manager, Ian Holloway bottled it. Had he stayed, Baz argues, he could have turned the team around

Matt Tees: the second coming of the king

15 November 2020

He almost doubled the gate on his return and he rescued Town from the doldrums. Baz Whittleton was lucky enough to see Matt Tees play

Turned over

Match report

29 January 2020

Turned over

How come you don't move?

Match report

15 October 2019

How come you don't move?

Fenty, Shutes and fan ownership

1 October 2019

The plight of Bury does not prove we should be grateful to John Fenty, argues Baz Whittleton: it shows we need fan ownership

Graceless

Match report

10 December 2018

Graceless

A long way to go

Match report

3 October 2018

A long way to go

No disguise

Match report

7 March 2018

No disguise

We have the players but do we have the shape?

21 January 2018

This transfer window, the Mariners are less in need of new players than a new formation, says Barry Whittleton

A rough guide to... Swindon Town

10 August 2017

Whatever the Mariners have done, Swindon have been there and bought the T-shirt. Barry Whittleton explains

Graham Taylor: Lincolnshire's finest

17 January 2017

Despite his harsh treatment as England manager, Taylor deserved national respect. Barry Whittleton remembers a fine football man

The right Town turn up

Match report

3 January 2017

The right Town turn up

Not the Parslow Point

Match report

21 November 2016

Not the Parslow Point

The icebox challenge

Match report

31 October 2016

The icebox challenge

Welcome back

29 September 2016

Podge and Toto are back at Blundell Park on Saturday. Barry Whittleton hopes we give them a warm reception

Beaten but unbowed

Match report

17 December 2015

Beaten but unbowed