Browsing All posts tagged under »football«

In Memory of Socrates

December 15, 2011


Charismatic, dynamic and enigmatic. Perfect words to describe the six foot four inch Brazilian giant, Socrates. A legendary figure, adopting an almost mythical aura to more recent generations, such was his sublime talents and iconic image. To a generation of football fans he was the personification of “cool”. In the 70s and 80s, his black […]

What Should Beckham Do Next?

December 8, 2011


David Beckham is arguably the world’s most famous footballer and with his current £128million contract with MLS league side LA Galaxy ending on 31st December, he has a big decision to make about his future. Beckham has already made it clear that he will not be retiring from the game and there has been a […]

Only One Gary Speed

December 5, 2011


Gary Speed MBE. The man, the midfield wing wizard, proud Welsh man. Dead. Speed was found hanged at his home in Huntington, Cheshire on Sunday morning – leaving behind a loving wife, two kids and the hopes and dreams of a nation which, under Speed’s guidance, was slowly beginning to find its feet in the […]

The Rising Cost Of Football

November 13, 2011


It’s half time.  I am second in the queue in the food concourse.  It’s time to decide what to eat.  After a quick glance at the menu, I’ve made my decision. “Can I get a steak pie and a medium coke please?” The person on the till says, “There you go, that will be £4.50 […]