Category: Football

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

Football Season Is Upon Us

With the football season nearly here it’s time to set up my fantasy football teams for the year. As usual, I’ll probably forget about it around six weeks into the season and then wonder why I’m doing really badly. I’ll be doing the Sun and...

Got Got Don’t Need Anymore

After a couple of months of collecting, I’ve finally completed the latest Panini World Cup sticker album! As per usual, I reinstated my Swapstick.com account to help maximise my swap potential and then cheated a bit with the last lot getting two lots of orders...

It’s World Cup Time

In a couple of days the FIFA World Cup gets underway and stupidly I’ve booked for us to get away as a family for a few days so will miss the first couple of games! This year, for a change, there isn’t much hype around...

Got Got Need – The 2018 Edition

With the FIFA World Cup getting ever nearer it’s time to start collecting Panini stickers again! The FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 album was released a couple of days ago and I’ve already ordered a box of 50 packs from Amazon to get me going...

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 Qualifying match against the European powerhouse that is NK Domzale....

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 this year. The only reason they beat Wales in their...

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 from Kent, parked the car on one of the streets...

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 album and about a dozen packs of stickers today and...