Euro 2012 – England v France – Brief post match thoughts

June 11, 2012 1

I thought this was a decent performance by England, they more than matched the French who were limited to very few chances.  In the first half England were the better team and looked dangerous on the break with the pace of Young, Welbeck and Oxlade-Chamberlain.  They had the best chance Read More

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Euro 2012 – England v France – Preview

June 9, 2012 1

I love the European Championships. Far more than the World Cup, which has too many teams, too many meaningless matches and goes on too long. The Euros are just about perfect for a football competition. Nearly every day there is a mouth-watering fixture such as Germany v Portugal, Italy v Read More

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Play at St Andrews! – The Perfect Christmas Gift

December 14, 2011 0

It’s that time of year again: the Christmas tree is up, the snow is falling, and the streets are packed with frantic shoppers searching for the ideal festive gift for their nearest and dearest Birmingham City fan… Football Aid to the rescue! Why brave the winter weather when you can Read More

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Loyalty in Football

June 18, 2011 8

My friend and fellow blogger, (Often Partisan),  almajir who’s articles often guest here, wrote this one on Gardner and the possibility of him leaving. It got me thinking about loyalty in football in a more general way. Almajir cites Alan Smith and him saying he wouldn’t play for Leeds and Read More

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Boo or Not to Boo – That is the Question!

April 30, 2011 3

Booing No, not the sound Zebedee makes in the ‘Magic Roundabout’, that has an extra letter ‘i’ in it! No, this is the magical debate about whether it’s right or not to boo your team, and – if so – when it’s right. Personally I’ve never booed my team, though Read More

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