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Is it 2016 or 1816?

It happened like this: First, British tabloid newspaper ‘The Sun’ nicks a whole lot of pics from the social media pages of Laura Merrin, kiwi footballer currently playing at Everton, and labels her “the world’s hottest footballer?” Then the New Zealand media picks it up, writing about it with a […]

Man up

When I was thinking about starting a blog, one of the first things I promised myself was that I wasn’t going to write about Manchester United. My original thought came from, amongst other things, a frustration with going to the magazine shelf at the book shop, looking for something to […]

Let’s hear it for the Moyes

“I am from a city (Glasgow) that is not unlike Liverpool. I am joining the people’s football club. The majority of people you meet on the street are Everton fans. It is a fantastic opportunity, something you dream about. I said ‘yes’ right away as it is such a big […]

Taka vs Ngara

Takapuna AFC 4, Ngaruawahia United 1 Taharoto Park, Auckland, May 12 2012 Since my trip to Centennial Park in Ngaruawahia back in March, I have become something of a Ngara fan. I knew there was a danger of this happening when I went to see them play Mount Albert Ponsonby […]