I’m supporting Los Colchoneros tonight for obvious reasons.
Something different: Another new Parkrun event for my 9am Saturday 5k run, bringing my number to 21 locations. This time it was in Hatfield as the course launched at a “new” park that used … Continue reading
So the football season ends and I have to say that I’m pretty pleased that it’s over. The second half of the season for Crystal Palace has been a nightmare … Continue reading
Fernando Torres scores his 100th goal for Atlético Madrid… and still looks hunky.
Fit, French, hunky and plays for Crystal Palace… What’s not to like about Monsieur Cabaye?!
Things I have learnt today watching footie on TV: 1. I don’t have a clue what Jamie Carragher is saying. 2. Wayne Rooney is actually a bit crap. 3. Héctor … Continue reading
Last night I was drinking a beer and trying to watch the meaningless San Marino versus England on TV. Zac had other ideas – he wanted to play. For the … Continue reading
The move to Italy to find his form doesn’t seem to be working, but I’d happily take the £100,000+ per week for doing a mediocre job (well I’m half way there). … Continue reading
Torres is off to Italy to ply his trade. I’ll miss seeing his constantly disappointed face in the newspapers…
And few more… Iker Casillas – Spain Orestis Karnezis – Greece Luke Shaw – England Nicolas Lodeiro – Uruguay Ioannis “Giannis” Fetfatzidis – Greece
All with black hair it seems… James Rodriguez – Colombia Alireza Jahanbakhsh – Iran Fabian Schar – Switzerland James Troisi – Australia Nacer Chadli – Belgium
Russia treats gay people horribly. So does Qatar.Both countries have laws discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, and in both countries, that legal code feeds a culture of … Continue reading
Only the sexy ones obviously… Joel Veltman – The Netherlands Aissa Mandi – Algeria Olivier Giroud – France Muhamed Bešić – Bosnia and Herzegovina
A strategically placed piece of paper sums up my feelings perfectly.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has questioned the absence of openly gay footballers in the Premier League. “If you look at the statistics, it is completely unrealistic [that there are no … Continue reading
Arsenal and Manchester United lead the way in new anti-homophobia campaign, but a staggering 43 clubs fail to speak up
Barely a quarter of Premier League and Football League clubs have joined a new anti-homophobia campaign which is seeking to drive one of the most stubborn forms of discrimination out … Continue reading
Robbie Rogers says he has not been contacted by any fellow gay professional footballers since revealing his sexuality in February. The former Leeds player, 26, quit the game before making … Continue reading
Listening to… to a couple of albums in readiness for writing a review from the Top 500 albums from Rolling Stone magazine. The latest was a Bob Dylan album that … Continue reading