Alonso Brings the Curtain Down on Fortress Stamford Bridge

Chelsea fans knew that this day would come eventually, but probably would have picked a different opponent to lose their 86 match home unbeaten league record to. 

In the end, the reality is that Xabi Alonso’s 10th minute deflected shot gave Liverpool all three points and in the process sent them clear the top of the Premier League and inflicted upon Luiz Felipe Scolari his first defeat as Chelsea manager.

The top rock songs/ballads

Here are just 137 of my favourite rock songs and (rock) ballads. Apart from the first one, the rest are in no particular order.

Please feel free to debate/disagree, discuss and add to the list etc. To be honest, I could have added hundreds more.

Are these good choices? Could they be better? Do they inspire you? Do you have instances, images in your head when you think of, or sing them? Are these the types of songs which can entertain a nation, compared to what the current music scene offers today?

Recalled books

I realise that everyone's trying to get hold of the books that we need for our essay, and have therefore been reserving books from the library. The two books that have been recalled of mine are not going to be taken back until a couple of weeks after our essay has been completed. So sorry to whoever wanted them...