Category Archives: World Cup

>So glad England aren’t going to host the 2018 World Cup

>I really don’t like football. I make an exception where Inverness Caledonian Thistle are concerned, but other than that, every time a World Cup come round I check to see if there’s another planet I can disappear to for the … Continue reading

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>Vamos España – I finally wake up to the World Cup!

> I love Spain. I particularly love Mallorca where I’ve spent 13 holidays in the last 20 years. It’s a beautiful, friendly island with gorgeous beaches, stunning mountain scenery. Even after all this time we find out something new we … Continue reading

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>World Cup: Spoilt England players need to get a grip

>I know I’m stepping into dangerous territory trying to write about football, but my excuse is that this is more about people than the actual game. I’m watching in horror as I see John Terry, a man sacked as England … Continue reading

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>Londoners pay for Boris Johnson to go to World Cup

>I almost choked on my Corn Flakes this morning when I saw Boris Johnson being interviewed on BBC Breakfast, not from City Hall, but from the World Cup in Cape Town. Who, exactly, I thought, was paying for this? It … Continue reading

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>Why I feel sorry for Rob Green – and why England needs Candy Piercy!

>As I predicted on Saturday, I did indeed end up watching the England game on Saturday night. In a way, I’m kind of glad, because it means that I can comment on the villification in the press of England goalie … Continue reading

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>Is there a football match on, or something?

>Well, as Helen Duffett reminded me on Twitter yesterday, I’m in no position to complain about people tweeting at the World Cup, after what I put my loyal and wonderful followers through during the General Election with my constant stream … Continue reading

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>Will saltire fly from No 10 if Andy Murray makes Wimbledon Final?

>Much as I’m pleased to see some of the stuffy protocols regarding flags on government buildings relaxed, I will go through at least 29 different kinds of fury if Andy Murray doesn’t get the same treatment as the England team … Continue reading

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>Why some women have real reason to fear the World Cup

>I have been approaching the forthcoming month long football fest that is the World Cup with an air of resignation. If it’s not about Inverness Caley Thistle, then, frankly, my dear, I really don’t give a damn and it annoys … Continue reading

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