Posts made in November, 2007

Thank You For The Music

By on Nov 25, 2007 in Latest | 3 comments

It has been a while since we did this, isn’t it? Last weekend, though, I took it upon myself to download 800mb of football songs. My life is one constant social merry-go-round, I can tell you. Now, the majority of these songs are terrible, obviously, and they haven’t been tagged properly, so it is taking me a while to work my way through them all (in...

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Desperate Times Call For Radical Solutions

By on Nov 24, 2007 in Latest | 5 comments

One of the things that has surprised me the most about the tone of this week’s coverage of England’s travails in the media has been the level of surprise at the state of the game. Has everyone really been blinded by the lights to such an extent that they couldn’t see what was going on? The interests of the Premier League are and those of the...

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Now The Dust Has Settled…

By on Nov 22, 2007 in Latest | 6 comments

So, McClaren has gone – rumour has it that he didn’t fall on his sword last night and chose to wait to be sacked the next morning for contractual reasons. Since the majority of the money going into the FA (who are likely to have to pay him severance of £2.5m, according to reports) will, somehow or other, be coming from English football supporters, let me...

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England vs Croatia

England vs Croatia

By on Nov 21, 2007 in Latest | 24 comments

Pre-match: Well, the BBC have managed to upset me already, by playing Labi Siffre’s elegant anti-Apartheid anthem “So Strong” while looking back over their constant close shaves in qualifying for the finals of major tournaments. Grrr. If the commentary for this match suddenly switches over to Wales-Germany without any warning, you’ll know the...

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