Category: Football

I used to play a bit, now I just watch West Ham and major tournaments

A New Beginning

After being at the Boleyn ground for West Ham’s final match there, last night was the first game to be played at their new ground and I was there. It was a UEFA Europa League...

England – An Embarrassment

Last night the England football team crashed out of the Euro 2016 Championships in embarrassing style, losing 2-1 to Iceland. Yep, Iceland. That footballing behemoth! It’s been an absolute shit show from the England team...

Farewell Boleyn

10th November 1984. My 10th birthday. The first time I went to Upton Park. My dad took me to the game as my main birthday present that year and we drove up to East London...

Got Got Need – The 2016 Version

After the fun and success of the 2010 and 2014 World Cup and 2012 Euros sticker collections, it’s time to get sticking again with the new Euro 2016 France Panini sticker album. I bought the...

Rocket League

A few years ago, Top Gear had the idea of playing a game of football using cars. They kitted out some Toyota Aygos and VW Foxes in team colours and bashed the hell out of...

Time To Retire From Football

Back in 1981 I went along to a local football club with a couple of friends from school for a kick about and thus began the football journey that would last for 34 years. Now...

Back In The Game

After a couple of weeks out through yet another one of my injuries, I got back to playing football today just in time for the wind down to the end of the season which is...

Only Gone And Got Injured Again

Another game of football and another injury! And this time a trip to the hospital was needed as well. After a seemingly innocuous challenge about twenty minutes into the game, I ended up jumping a...