Kick it Out

Football crowd in Serbia taunting Spurs players and supporters Arrests at football matches in England and Wales last season were the lowest on record. The number of arrests made for racist and indecent chants has fallen my a massive 76 per sent since 2000, with just 21 people detained last season.  Most detained by the boysContinue reading “Kick it Out”

What’s wrong with tossing a coin?

The party’s overSo England are coming home.There are 3 reasons why we lost to Italy:1. We should teach our children to play with a greater accent on ball control. We don’t cultivate our children’s talents, but instead encourage bruisers to kick and rush.2. There are far too many foreigners in the Premiership. We should cutContinue reading “What’s wrong with tossing a coin?”

Arbeit Macht Frei

Hey Jonathan and AliceWorld class footballers Pele, Bobby Moore, and Ossie Ardiles together with actors Michael Caine and Sylvester Stallone starred in the film Escape to Victory, a 1981 film about Allied prisoners of war interned in a prison camp during World War II.  It was fictional, but last week the England football team, in Poland toContinue reading “Arbeit Macht Frei”

Praying for Fabrice Muamba

As a student my closest brush with prayer was reciting before meals  “Rub a dub dub, thanks for the grub!”. Although I have since got closer to the bigger issues in life it was with some surprise that I heard that following Fabrice Muamba’s collapse on the Tottenham football pitch last Saturday his fiancée exhorted everyone within earshot to prayContinue reading “Praying for Fabrice Muamba”