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Zaza you wanker

“Kingi you wanker You asshole, I hate you heaps Please die soon, in pain.” – Ricky Baker In the film ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’, Ricky Baker’s social worker encouraged him to work through his emotional issues by writing about his problems in haiku form. Given that I am currently coming […]

I want this one…

My prediction at the start of Euro 2016 was that this was Germany’s tournament to lose – unless they come up against Italy! And whaddaya know… They are coming up against Italy. Whether or not it’s still Gremany’s tournament to lose will be seriously put to the test on Sunday […]

In Search Of Lost Time: Euro 2004

As the twenty five year mark rolled around for Italia ’90, those who were there and old enough to recall dusted off their memories and flocked to YouTube where, inevitably, the pre-digital footage didn’t seem quite as vibrant as their emotion soaked memories. It’s a strange thing isn’t it, the […]

Super Mario

“When I score a goal, I don’t celebrate, because I do my work. When the Postman delivers your letter, does he celebrate?” “Best moment of the night was when I saw my mother after the game. I told her those goals were for her”