Apologies…Olympics…You wing it, you win it :)

First and foremost I want to apologise for the complete lack of posting in recent times. It has been exactly…nine days since I last posted :O , and, although I’m sure that probably hasn’t impacted on your life too much, I am sorry. It sucks when you follow a blog and that bloggee fails to […]

What is wrong with these monolingual English people?!

FYI- I am sorry if this is rushed and full of mistakes, I wrote it in an angered state after readin THIS absymal article.   Last October, I did a language/culture exchange trip to Santander in Spain. It was A-MA-ZING 😀 I loved every minute of it. Firstly, the weather was good. Secondly the people were […]

And what did England do to deserve that!?

Have FIFA gone crazy? Did someone mix up the facts and figures from our last European tournament? Or has someone just decided it might be a wee bit funny to tell the whole world, WHOLE WORLD, that the English football team are the 4th, FOURTH, best in the Whole. Entire. World. Yup, the only teams […]

Q.How did England win last time?

Here’s a quote from Jimmy McIlroy, an Iirsh footballer, from 1960: “Between the ages of twenty-seven and thirty-two, footballers are in their prime. It is from this age-group that teams capable of winning the World Cup should come. If, then, England intend making a serious challenge for 1962 honours (ie. win the 1962 World Cup), […]

What (not) to say….after the semi-finals of Euro’s 2012.

DON’T SAY No wonder we lost to Italy. They beat the Germans! DO SAY It’s always good to see the Germans lose. WHY?~Never mention England losing. Always mention Germany losing. Where applicable obviously. DON’T SAY Portugal almost beat Spain so they’ll be easy to beat for the Italians. DO SAY Pirlo is going to be […]

Day 17 of Euros

Sorry this is late, but in between starting work experience/ crying myself to sleep/ staying up half the night/ crying myself to sleep/ waking up early/ crying myself to sleep, I just haven’t had the time. (Ooops, did I give away the score then…?) Our fourth quarter-final is ENGLAND vs. ITALY!! Italy last won a knock-out in […]

Day 13 of Euros

So, no actual football today- it’s the day when all the teams in the quarter-finals take a break, have a rest, train, whatever and make sure that they know their opponents inside out. Here is the schedule: Thursday (tomorrow)- Czech Republic vs. Portugal Friday- Germany vs. Greece Saturday- Spain vs. France Sunday- England vs. Italy […]

Day 12 of Euros

Ukraine 0-1 England Sweden 2-0 France Game 1 So, we are THROUGH!!! The England boys came out very slowly, the Ukrainians providing few problems but they did have a lot of possession and passes. This, however, no longer seems to worry the English, who are happy to run about, defend a little, whilst keeping Roy Hodgson’s […]

Day 8 of Euros

Ukraine 0-2 France Sweden 2-3 England Game 1 After four minutes this game was delayed for an hour, restarting at 6 o’clock GMT time. The delay was due to very strong storms which in most cases would not delay a game, but these involved a lot of strong lightning that was not only dangerous to players but to […]

Day 4 of Euros

England 1-1 France Sweden 1-2 Ukraine For me, personally, the most exciting group, as my England boys are in it! As a typical England fan, I am of course convinced they can win it. However, this tournament is all about being a ‘realist’…So, you know, keep an open mind…. 🙂 In terms of other teams, the […]