Sunday, 29 September 2013

Not a Ghost of a Chance!

Phoenix are still riding high at the top of the league table after this weekend.  A clinical road game against the Wildcats and then a home game where the scoreboard tipped into double figures again!

So, some may talk about a team putting 11 past a young(ish) netminder, especially for the second weekend in a row.  I say this.  Firstly, I don't recall Peterborough taking it easy on young Jorge last season when Phoenix were well and truly beaten.  Secondly, no other team in the league takes it easy in those circumstances.  Thirdly, it's a sport.  It is unsporting to wind it in in a league where goal difference is relevant.  Or at all for that matter.  How patronising is that to young talent?

Rant over.

Shut outs a-go-go and we look forward to Peterborough returning to have another pop at us.  We'll be waiting.

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Sunday, 22 September 2013

Watt No Win For Jets?

The Slough Jets are a good team.  They have been for years.  They have their ups and downs, for sure, but they are an impressive side this season.

Missing Ryan Watt was perhaps a bit of a problem for the Jets this weekend though and there was a further problem for them when Mr Rockman was not able to ice due to injury on the Sunday night's game.

That said, Phoenix ran them all over the place on Saturday night and for most of the game on Sunday.  A tough team to beat under Slava's watchful coaching and with a back-up netminder who was no easy mark in Danny Milton.

A good result for Phoenix who are 4 for 4 and are sitting on top of the league table with a perfect 8 points.

An interesting weekend around the EPL as the Steeldogs nearly beat the Flames but were pipped after Andre Payette got the boot with 10 minutes remaining.  More Corey Nielson hockey!

Anyway, enjoy the show and we'll catch you next weekend against Swindon and Peterborough.

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Sunday, 15 September 2013

Goals, Groins and Goalies!

Wellerty, wellerty, wellerty!

Sheffield were minus their mascot ("Soft Wood") and Sedlar pulled something when Hirst put him in a tricky spot whereby he both zigged and zagged at the same time.  It looked painful.

Phoenix took a little while to find their flow on the attack but, boy did they find it in the end!

I hope you enjoy the show and like the season intro.  Please spread the word about the podcast and get your mates listening.

Also, please enjoy the photo I posted of the scoreboard.  I feel a new phone wallpaper coming on.

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Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Old Dogs, New Tricks?

Welcome to series six of the Official Manchester Phoenix Podcast!

Well, actually, series six starts next week.  This is the War of the Roses special episode covering the pre-season series against those naughty pups from over t'hill.

The team are back and geared-up to give you another season of coverage of your super-soar-away Phoenix.  You can, of course, expect the level of punditry and professionalism you know and love.

We'll be back in your eye-holes next weekend.  For now, follow the rollercoaster of this cup tie and feel happy for Sheffield...  About time somebody from the City of Steel won something, eh?

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