So that’s that, then. After quite literally years of fevered build-up, controversial favela pacification, stadium construction nightmares, infrastructure failures and allegations of high-level corruption of the worst order, it’s all over.
Once, many years ago, a time so distant that John Major was still Prime Minister and teenage boys were playing Cannon Fodder instead of Call of Duty, there was a young Boston United midfielder by the name of Simon Armstrong. Younger fans may never have heard of him, and why would they? He wasn’t brought […]
Vocal football fans of nineteen of the Premier League’s twenty clubs, as well as thirteen inexplicably disgruntled supporters of Halesowen Town, are all absolutely sick to fucking death of Daily Telegraph football writer Bob Tower, it has been revealed.
There’s an advert promoting the Premier League you’ve probably seen on tv recently. From Barclays, and under the weird pretence of thanking football supporters for funding the top flight’s transformation into a commercial free-for-all, it’s half a minute of faintly nauseating, mawkish slop in which fans are either travelling to games in a state of […]