Friday, May 28th, 2004
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Watching Andy Reid play
is like watching John Robertson, re-incarnated
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A shimmy of full, wholesome hips
but with a barrelful of ribs, over-marinated!
© Clik the mouse, 27/05/2004
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30th March 2017 at 1:45 pm
The poetry of adversity. Flowers watered by our tears. Thanks for a great poem Kevin.
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30th March 2017 at 1:41 pm
A wonderful poem. Profound and heartfelt.
30th March 2017 at 1:31 pm
Barry Hines’ story “A Kestrel for a Knave” was turned into a moving and powerful film. In one scene, the PE teacher (Brian Glover) intervenes in a muddy school game of football, takes the ball through, and scores. The words “Leeds United 1 Manchester United 0” appear at the bottom of the screen.
30th March 2017 at 1:25 pm
Kun Aguero’s way of celebrating was to pretend to have a “punch-up” with the corner-flag.
30th March 2017 at 1:24 pm
Hull City manager Brown had kept his side on the pitch at half-time in order to berate them publicly. In a later match, against Manchester City, the Hull goal celebration was to re-enact the scene, with one of the players doing the finger-wagging.
30th March 2017 at 1:22 pm
I had also thought of calling this “The Silence of the Fans.”
30th March 2017 at 1:21 pm
I also thought of calling this “The Silence of the Fans.”
30th March 2017 at 1:20 pm
At the 1994 World Cup, Romario, Bebeto et al. pretended to rock a cradle, to celebrate a goal by Brazil.
30th March 2017 at 1:17 pm
When Juergen Klinsmann came to Spurs, he had a reputation as a “diver.” Seeing the funny side, he celebrated his first Spurs goal with a huge parodic “dive.”
30th March 2017 at 1:15 pm
Hugo Sánchez amazed the crowd at the Mexico World Cup by celebrating a goal with a cartwheel.