Cheltenham? You’re havin a laugh!

First no terracing at the new ground, then trying to send us to that hole South of the river and now, if my sources are to be belived, we are bound for home games a bit too far up the M5. The thought of splashing out a reported ??200,000 to get Trumpton up to scratch […]

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Rip off Rovers

Rovers punish the innocent by putting the prices up for the final game against Swindle Town thereby incurring the wrath of Dr Dee.

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Black Arab is Moving

Important news about the Black Arab web site.

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New Issue of Black Arab

Hi all, We have arranged with our printers to do two more issues this season. The next will be for Stockport at home on 24th February (deadline Sunday 18th midday please). We will do another one in, I’ll let you know as soon as this is confirmed, as it may depend on Play Offs! (we […]

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Dr Dee’s New Year Address

Citizens, parishioners and denizens of the Church and Free State of Black Arab. It’s coming up to that time of year again, when we look back at the previous year in horror and forward to the New Year in terror.

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Lambert Signs

Rovers splashed the cash and signed Rochdale’s Ricky Lambert on transfer deadline day in a deal reported at ??200,000.

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Gay lions, shrews, spastic horses and overall cause for optimism

Given that we have turned more corners than a bus driver in LegoLand, I’ll stop short again of suggesting that a decent performance against a Shrewsbury side full of confidence, whos line-up appears to be a whos-who of League Two subs benches represents some sort of mid-table Rubicon crossing.

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Dead Pool Winner

The umpire has cruelly raised his finger and we have a winner for Dead Pool 15 as Junior Agogo slopes off to warm the bench for the Trees.

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Return of the Killer Shrews

Shrewsbury. Err, up North I think. On the Welsh border, still legal to kill a Welshman in the City Centre with a bow and arrow. I say legal, that’s not quite right. you get paid a golden sovereign and then arrested for murder*. Oh yeah and our visitors tomorrow. *Don’t know if any of this […]

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Ifs, Ands, Pots, Pans, Gas and Hatters

Given that we have had more false dawns than a Vicar of Dibley lookalike convention, I’ll stop short of suggesting that this could be a turning point in our season.

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