Category: Football

Red vs White

Football is a sport that never ceases to produce epic drama. On Tuesday night my beloved Liverpool faced the mighty Barcelona at Anfield, aiming to somehow overturn a 3-0 deficit from the first leg of their Champions League semi-final. The score line flattered Barcelona but given the quality of the Spanish side, it looked to… Read more

It’s Coming Home?

So England disposed of Sweden 2-0 at the weekend to move one step closer to glory – a semi-final against Croatia beckons on Wednesday evening, leaving England finely poised. I remember – albeit dimly – England’s last appearance in a World Cup semi final – I was a young boy, in the backseat of my… Read more

Do I Dare?

As an Englishman there are certain inescapable truths about my life. I drink tea. I loathe winter and yearn for summer but moan that it’s too hot. I also know in my heart that when England end up in a penalty shootout at a World Cup, we’ll lose. Except for the other night when, in… Read more

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