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Supporting Your Own

Last night Shamrock Rovers FC became the first team from Ireland, North or South, to qualify for the group stages of a major European football competition by beating Partizan Belgrade after extra time. Of course, Linfield FC, from Northern Ireland, have made it as far as the Quarter Finals of the European Cup back in … Continue reading

How much are you worth?

As the saying goes, money talks and some will even tell you that everyone has their price. Today I think both comments have been proven again. This time in bagful’s. Samuel Eto’o Fils, a gifted footballer who has graced some of the great teams of this past decade has allegedly signed a contract with Anzhi Makhachkala, a Russian … Continue reading

Ahh, football is back!!

Last weekend I was in the USA on a holiday, so this Saturday was my first in the UK for the new 2011-2012 season. I was back into London on Wednesday night and put lag to one side, worked through Thursday & Friday. Last night, I struggled off to bed about midnight and around 12 … Continue reading

Dallas, Texas

As you’ve probably been following, I’ve been in Dallas, Texas for the past few dayswith Dina. The excuse (not that I really need one for a bit of travel), was the marriage of her cousin Ameesh to Evelyn – but as with all of these things I was determined to get a few tourist outings … Continue reading

Getting to Dallas

After a few days in Northern Ireland, I had a further week off work as Dina & I have been invited to her cousin’s wedding in Dallas, Texas, U-S-A, U-S-A (sorry, I just can’t resist). This trip has been on the schedule for many months, however, this trip was definitely a first for me as … Continue reading

Wonderful Windsor Wednesdays

On Wednesday night this week, Northern Ireland played the Faroe Islands in Belfast in a 2012 European Championship Qualifying match. It was the return fixture from earlier in the campaign where I had one of the most exotic trips with one of the most abysmal footballing results… so frankly, leading into the game, expectations were … Continue reading

A few days in Northern Ireland

Yesterday was the first day of a week long vacation for me though I actually flew over to Northern Ireland on Friday night and managed to avoid pretty much all of the rioting in London and the rest of England by being in Belfast… it’s not often someone escapes to ‘the province’ for peace!! My … Continue reading

London’s Burning

It’s all kicked off in the UK over the past few days following the death of a civilian at the hands of Police in London. There have been many incidents across the capital itself, but last night saw riots across several mainland cities. The news channels have been awash with pundits and politicians wanting to … Continue reading

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