Category Archives: Football

Liverpool FC Heretic

I’ve just finished reading Red or Dead, Bill Shankley’s fictionalized biography by David Peace. As a long-time Liverpool fan I couldn’t really avoid it. I picked it up in a bookshop and it opened at pretty much the best paragraph … Continue reading

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Reasons To Be Cheerful – Parts One to Twenty (The Premier League Manager-go-round)

1. Sir Alex Ferguson (winner of countless titles and cups) retired to be replaced by the greatly respected David Moyes (whose cups and medals also can’t be counted). The favourite to replace David Moyes at Everton is ¬†currently Roberto Martinez … Continue reading


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The Truth about Alex Ferguson

The truth about Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is that he is a bully and a hypocrite. He had the effrontery to claim Luis Suarez should never play for Liverpool again after his failure to shake hands with Patrice Evra. … Continue reading

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Football nil, Cheats one

It becomes more difficult every week for sensible people to remain football fans. Based in Ireland, I watch the English Premier League on TV on a regular basis – mostly when Liverpool are involved (for my sins in this and … Continue reading

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