• A is for Albion. The boys done us proud. Laud ‘em out loud. B is for Brexit. No mention, amongst the tension, until of course, Brazil exit early. Spot the surly. C is for Charades (see VAR). Replaces the imaginary waving of cards. D is for Deutschland über alles? NEIN! Defending champs – in decline. […]
  • We’ve criss-crossed the country taken Steppes small and large travelled alone or in convoys by plane, train or barge first intentions were that we weren’t to get lost but as we familiarised on the journey we fortified and then bossed we’ve taken in the sights as we trekked: Volgograd; Mizhny Novgorod; Kaliningrad; Moscow; Samara and […]
  • Parc de Triomphe Mbappe inspires the Gauls Allez Les Blues ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Runners up, yet Croatia proud as can be Gave it their all ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Got what we wanted Six goal fitting finale World Champions France ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Final had it all Six goals and V.A.R. too French profit ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Cryuff of the Balkans Player of the […]
  • Third or fourth Does it really matter? Should it matter? For there is no head-upon-a-platter For failure Then what of the prize money? I’m not being funny But there is only 2 million FIFA shekels In the difference As to the game: Southgate tinkered, Martinez went for the max; Belgium had more attacks And more […]
  • From laps to lapse So what happened? What went wrong? What was it killed our anthem Our unifying song? Was it because I watched it in a different place? Or that you Didn’t wear your lucky shirt? Was it that we grew So over-excited That we forgot the 52 years of hurt? Was it that […]