Archive for the ‘A Blogger From America’ Category

ARMCHAIR FAN

I missed the FA Cup tie the other week against Manchester City. Not that I’m complaining too much.

END-TO-END STUFF

This week I went to a basketball game for the first time. I’ve lived in the States just a few months shy of a decade, but I have no interest in the sport.

AMERICAN ‘FOOTBALL’

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 NIGHT TO REMEMBER

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 […]

WOULD YOU RATHER LOSE 6-5 OR WIN 1-0?

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.

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