Category Archives: football

Eye Eye – We Have Contact

As a football referee, I finally had to give in to the helpful advice given to me by friendly spectators on a weekly basis and take a trip to SpecSavers, the opticians. My long vision has been deteriorating as I … Continue reading

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Who’s the ******* in the black?

For the past few years, I’ve been turning out on the occasional Saturday morning to referee youth matches for our local village football team. In addition, I have refereed a few of the games where my son Master Johnny’s team … Continue reading

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Just the ticket – A World Cup Story

Wordpretzels, you may be aware that the World Cup Football finals are taking place in Brazil at the moment. If you’re not, let me explain. To my American readers, when I say ‘football’ I don’t mean large men in armour … Continue reading

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