Entries by Toby Knight

Heberty: You Can’t Always Get What You Want

    So farewell, Heberty Fernandes de Andrade. Another foreign player disappears (up to Pathum Thani) and, among the foreign contingent of Port fans, it seems to be a cause for celebration. I was hardly his biggest fan but I’m also slightly disappointed to see him leave after so short a contribution. After an anonymous […]

Lights Out: Port FC P – P Muangthong United

  I would normally begin an article with a pithy, light hearted observation that can frame the basis of the narrative but after taking stock of yesterday’s farcical events, reviewing the news and social media and casting an eye back over what has been a frankly ridiculous year for the club all I can do […]

A Knight’s Tale: Toby’s 2019 Season Review

  Yes, yes; smashing Chiang Rai, Selanon, Suarez vs Trat, for fuck’s sake Pakorn…. It’s all too obvious so let’s look at some other aspects of this rollercoaster season.   Moment of the Season     Beating The Scum 3 times in a season is something to crow about but Josimar’s late thunderbolt at The […]

Toby Time Wins: Port FC 1-0 Sukhothai FC

The pioneering 20th century social anthropologist E.E. Evans-Pritchard conducted most of his early research on the Azande, an indigenous African tribe living primarily in what is modern-day Democratic Republic of Congo. His fieldwork formed the basis of his classic text Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic Among the Azande. Published in 1937, the book champions the relativist […]

Just Plain Rayong: PTT Rayong 1-0 Port FC

  “Pressure makes diamonds” opined one of our travelling party as we discussed Port’s current situation on the way to the Meccano-esque PTT Stadium. The rest of the suitably lubricated gentleman and additional beer monitor carefully considered this statement until I offered a well thought out counter-argument; “pressure can also make you piss yourself.” Wise […]