Just trying to make some sense of this 4 billion year old rock we all live on…
Imagine being 19 forever in some kind of weird Groundhog Year nightmare, or perhaps it would be a paradise? If I was 19 forever then it would permanently be the 364 days between November 6th 1994 and November 5th 1995. I would be working as a cable cutter in Saltley and driving around in a … Continue reading Not Nineteen Forever. But what if you were?
Many non-English people misunderstood what “It’s coming home” actually means. They read it as arrogance, as though England and the English are saying that “We’re going to win the World Cup” and it doesn’t mean that at all, it didn’t mean it back in 1996 and it certainly doesn’t mean it in 2018. It means … Continue reading It’s Coming Home…And it did come home, just for a few weeks anyway.
Reason 1 : Expectation. Absolutely nobody on this or any other planet is actually expecting England to win the World Cup. Every tournament since 1970 we go into it expecting to win it because we’re England, we invented the game and we’re a far superior nation to any other. That element of snobbery has subsided … Continue reading 5 Reasons why England are going to win the World Cup.
Usually it isn’t until the end of June by the time most Birmingham City fans have recovered from the mandatory ‘last day of the season relegation dogfight’ that we often find ourselves in. Although last season’s finale ended rather comfortably by our standards? we were pretty much home and hosed by half time against Fulham … Continue reading The Hopes and Fears of a Birmingham City Pre-Season.