Posts by George Dodds

Trouble at t’mill towns

1 August 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

Oldham, Blackburn, Wigan, Bury, Bolton, Darwen, Rochdale. Once thriving Lancashire industrial powerhouses. What…

Hope amid the disappointment

22 July 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

While it came as no real surprise, Tuesday’s official announcement that there…

Surely the time is near

12 July 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

I may not be able to have them threaded yet but even…

Surely it’s just a matter of time

3 July 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

And so we continue to wait. Saturday is big bang day in…

Run Forrest the fans are returning

22 June 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

Rather like Forrest Gump’s box of chocolates you never know quite what…

Gentlemen start your engines

8 June 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

Separated, sanitised, socially distanced. Speedway Saturdays returned to Berwick – but only…

Still all quiet on the Saturday front

1 June 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

Those of us who predate it can find the Internet a baffling…

Diary of A Lert

23 May 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

Sterile, listless, insipid, clueless. Looking like they haven’t played together for months,…

Song, sung red white and blue

13 May 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

Neil Diamond’s career got a surprise boost from the Covid-19 virus. One…

Herding the GOATs – for and against

25 April 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

Lockdown Week whatever – one always destined to be blank for the…

I’m glued to the small screen

18 April 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

So it is another weekend of Youtube, Facebook or whatever platforms the…

Godel needs to complete the job

9 April 2020
The Dirt Xtra
George Dodds

Unbeaten, top of the Championship – on alphabetical order – surely a…