I went to my first NFL / American football / gridiron game of the season last week, a “match up” between the New Orleans Saints and the Dallas Cowboys. Back in the old days, before the Saints won the Superbowl in 2009, you couldn’t give away tickets. Literally. The Superdome – scene of imaginable suffering […]
A piece on the website last week about Frank Lampard’s performance against Lazio in the Champions League a decade ago got me in a reminiscing kind of mood. It was headlined, A Night Never To Be Forgotten, but the ironic thing is – I have totally forgotten it! I don’t remember it at all. Before […]
Apparently it’s only worth winning a football match if the score is at least 4-0. Before you are allowed to score a goal, you have to precede it with a 4,000-pass interchanging movement, follow that with three players juggling the ball on their noses, then finish off with a blind-folded, upside-down, back-heel bicycle kick.
So there were 15 goals in two games in the States. We let in nine goals – in 180 minutes we conceded as many as we had in ALL our home Premier League games in 2013.