• News

    Posted on May 27th, 2011

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    ‘Pay As You Play’ Wins Award

    ‘Pay As You Play’ Wins Award

    ‘Pay As You Play’, the book I co-authored with Graeme Riley and Gary Fulcher (with contributions from various other members of this site, as well as several notable football writers), won both the fans’ vote and Editor’s Choice in the EPL Talk Awards. The book polled 64% of the vote from the eight-book shortlist, with [...]

  • Chris Rowland, Featured, News

    Posted on February 20th, 2011

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    “From Where I Was Standing” Now On Kindle

    “From Where I Was Standing” Now On Kindle

    Chris Rowland, one of The Tomkins Times’ ‘staff’, released his first football book in 2009 – From Where I Was Standing: A Liverpool Supporter’s View of the Heysel Stadium Tragedy. The book has now been released on Kindle, and can be bought from the following Amazon stores: UK: £4.13 US: under $5 Or order a [...]

  • Featured, News, Part Free, Part Member

    Posted on December 23rd, 2010

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    Tomkins Times Wins Best Club Fansite Award

    Tomkins Times Wins Best Club Fansite Award

    Despite the presence of heavyweights such as KUMB, Republik of Mancunia and Arseblog, we’ve gone for The Tomkins Times for the insightful news coverage and analysis of all things Liverpool.

  • Featured, News, Site News, Subscribers Only

    Posted on December 1st, 2010

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    Site News, Plus Questions & Answers

    Site News, Plus Questions & Answers

    First of all, I was interviewed about the success of The Tomkins Times by Ashley Norris, and the piece was also picked up by Paid Content. Click here to read. (The full interview transcript is posted below, for subscribers only.) After a blip, the yearly subscription gift link is now fully functional. A full year is [...]

  • Featured, News

    Posted on May 2nd, 2010

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    Site News and Important Information

    Site News and Important Information

    A few updates for subscribers, as the season draws to an end on The Tomkins Times’ inaugural campaign. A busy summer lies in wait…

  • Exclusive, Free, News

    Posted on February 27th, 2010

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    Editorial Bias in Media Against Benítez

    Editorial Bias in Media Against Benítez

    It has come to my attention that one of football’s most prominent television personalities, in a seriously high-profile position, continually refers to Rafa Benítez as “the fat Spanish waiter” when off camera. Perhaps even more alarmingly, editorial decisions have been made to purposely show Benítez in a bad light, in a way that would definitely not be done with other managers.

  • News

    Posted on February 12th, 2010

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    Site News – Upcoming Features

    Site News – Upcoming Features

    This week, just four months into its existence, The Tomkins Times passed 1,000,000 hits. To celebrate this milestone, this is a news bulletin for existing Subscribers, outlining plans for the future of the site, including the introduction of new features and additional content. We want the site to evolve, but never at the expense of quality, and never by chasing cheap hits and enticing the wrong kind of subscriber (i.e. WUMs, trolls, and Tony Cascarino).

  • News

    Posted on January 5th, 2010

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    FAO Subscribers – Important Info

    FAO Subscribers – Important Info

    Some site news, as The Tomkins Times continues to grow and evolve.

  • News

    Posted on November 10th, 2009

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    Tomkins Times’ Mission Statement

    Tomkins Times’ Mission Statement

    The idea of The Tomkins Times is to allow me an independent platform to give my thoughts, no matter how short or long. I am under no pressure to meet any external, editorial or commercial pressures.

  • Free, News

    Posted on September 21st, 2009

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    Welcome to The Tomkins Times

    Welcome to The Tomkins Times

    “If you can stop, stop. If you can’t, you know you’re a writer, and that’s just your bad luck. Join the club.” Nick Hornby, September 2009 The past few weeks had proved incredibly frustrating for me, as I made known on my old blog. I received a lot of emails of encouragement, and suggestions about [...]