Tagged: football

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,...

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...

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 it is time for that...

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 just 4 weeks away. Today...

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 tackle and sliding onto my...

The Toon Are In Town

Attended my first football match of the season last night, but unfortunately it wasn’t to watch West Ham. No, I got to go and watch Gillingham, my local team, play Newcastle in the League Cup. A friend of mine is...

World Cup Football Party Time

After the success(?) of last year’s Champions League gathering, the Superbowl party back in February, the Champions League final last month we only went and did it again for the World Cup Final yesterday. With the game kicking off at...

Football Party Time

After the success(?) of last year’s Champions League gathering, and the Superbowl party back in February, we decided to do it all again for the Champions League final last night. With both teams being from Madrid, choosing the food and...