Posts made in August, 2006

The "Real" Season?

By on Aug 19, 2006 in Latest | 0 comments

I’ve spoken to numerous people over the last few days that have made comments to the effect that “the football season starts today”. So, what have I been yabbering on about on here for the last two or three weeks, eh? Of course, such is the all-pervasive influence of the Premiership that one could be forgiven for thinking that it all kicks off...

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Music To Watch Goals By

By on Aug 18, 2006 in Latest | 8 comments

Right, well, you asked for it. When I say that, of course, I mean one of you asked for it. This was going to be about Cup Final songs but, to be completely frank, they’re exceptionally difficult to find, without shelling out hard-earned money. When I have more time, I will locate “Diamond Lights”, “Head Over Heels In Love” (Kevin...

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An Anaemic Reaction

By on Aug 17, 2006 in Latest | 1 comment

So, we had our first glimpse of the future of the England football team, and it’s… not much different to before, to be honest. Don’t get me wrong, a 4-0 in an international match against anybody is a great result, but Greece were terrible. Really, really bad. To be absolutely honest, I was only half-watching it, but that’s the effect that...

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Beware Greeks Bearing Gifts

By on Aug 16, 2006 in Latest | 5 comments

Last night, I made some rather uncharitable comments about tonight’s international friendly between England and Greece. I have been considering what I said this afternoon, especially after a couple of my co-workers admitted to being almost excited about the prospect of seeing the first match of the Steve McClaren era this afternoon. It will, to be fair,...

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Fifty Of The Best

By on Aug 15, 2006 in Latest | 0 comments

Well, it finished 0-0. One player per side sent off, and 1,900 there to see it (for those of you that wonder about this sort of thing, that was quite a decent crowd). I’m going to get myself thoroughly drunk before I repeat the whole sordid exercise on Saturday (it’s getting too close to pay day to spunk upwards on £50.00 on non-league football)....

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