Archive for February 2010
MANSFIELD Town allowed fans to pay what they liked to watch the team play Gateshead yesterday.
The decision was deemed a success with an attendance more than double what they have averaged this season, even forcing a ten-minute kick-off delay.
But football matches are not consumer goods, they are not a Radiohead album.
Football matches are an addiction, they are a drug. Read the rest of this entry »
THIS weekend it was revealed that a footballer had an extramarital affair with a lingerie model.
This is as big a news story as Roger Federer finally ending Switzerland’s six-month long wait for a Grand Slam tennis title.
But the main outrage of John Terry’s tabloid chastising is not that he did the dirty on his wife, but that he did the dirty on his mate. Read the rest of this entry »