Last on MOTD: Live from Greece

February 25, 2012

A WEEK or two ago, I appeared on Talksport very late at night, ostensibly to discuss the Europa League, a competition so long-winded that it would probably give poor James Corden an embolism.

While waffling on breathlessly about the chances of Manchester City and Manchester United making it to the final in Bucharest and making small talk with the presenters, I inadvertently blurted out that I don’t have a Sky subscription at home. Read the rest of this entry »

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Last on MOTD: Touching ball

February 12, 2012

I’VE a confession to make; one that would make Kenny Dalglish view me as the lowest of the low, one whose opinions are as worthless as a Greek tax return, a Lib Dem election manifesto or a Luis Suarez handshake promise (yes, yes, I know he’s said sorry for that now). My confession is this: I’ve never played the game. Read the rest of this entry »


Last on MOTD: Scoring like a goalkeeper

February 5, 2012

THE thing I really liked about Tim Howard scoring for Everton against Bolton last month was that it was a proper, old-fashioned goalkeeper’s goal: A long punt downfield, catching in the wind and sailing over the hapless custodian at the other end. Read the rest of this entry »


Last on MOTD: Cheese triangle day

February 1, 2012

I LEARNED about the concept of infinity from a cheese triangle, when I was about seven. Read the rest of this entry »