• “Rip it up and start again, I said rip it up and start aah_gain!” So nice of Edwyn Collins and Orange Juice, To write a prescient song, About my poetic inability! He must have taken a look at my footballing prowess at the time And – maybe, just maybe – he thought: There’s poetry in […]
  • an act of dissent meant disbarment to the bench while the stench of mutiny lingered Sarri fingered as dead man walking meanwhile Kepa? treated like a leper
  • Of all the saves In all the games It had to be Pelé Of all the discussions In all the bars GOAT, is normally the great divider Greatest player, greatest manager Greatest team, greatest final Greatest …. keeper (you’re up there) defender midfielder No 10 striker finisher winger dribbler Ref Tournament…. Every tagging will engender… […]
  • oh the sordid satire of screaming sinew! and the blistering bantz of boots belying “buy new”
  • We see and yet don’t comprehend how the ability to defend successfully stymies all the style and substance of the natural artists; They, with extravagant brushstrokes wish only to depict the valiant and vain but it is the proud defenders of faith who battle and belittle in the vexatious wind and rain; These bold stalwarts […]