This season Oxford United have a new manager.
Why do you care, you may ask.
Well I might assume you spend part of any given day thinking about Oxford United - I certainly do - but should that not actually be the case, you might nevertheless like to take a look at this.
We'll maybe overlook the Iron Maiden, but what's this about chess and real ale? Or to cut to the chase, what's this about chess?
It transpires that next to football, Pep Clotet's favourite sport is...ours.
Well never mind what "some people" think. What do they know?
What we know is that Pep Clotet likes real ale, playing guitar and chess.
We have a friend in high places. And going higher.