A postscript to the 1970′s rebellious footballer mini-series with a look at what a couple of them did together after they retired from playing…
There were many different versions of that song, but when I were a kid the one was about the style of walk and a certain bit of woman’s attire that he allegedly wore.
Profiling another one of these 1970′s long haired ruffian football players, this time it is Rodney Marsh under the spotlight…
There’s Only One F’in Fulham !
Sadly for us. But no I’m being unkind. Judge for yourself before making your own mind up. Quick background: Les Barrett was a Fulham Football club legend. Played 487 times for them between 1966 – 1977. Sadly his Wikipedia entry is very short, but there is an excellent 2007 Where Are They Now ? article [...]
Originally posted on The Offside Rules. Football Mundial profile/interview with Clint Dempsey: – Link to video » Also known as Deuce
This was my tribute to Sir Bobby Robson…
Hello and thank to to Football365.com for the thousands of hits straight after the match. Reflecting on yesterday and cashing in on the sudden attention given to the beating of the Spanish at the hands of the Americans… (no I’m not going to do Gitmo jibe here)… in the soccer kickball tourney currently being played [...]
I’m not writing that as a taunt, but as a comment on his efforts to prolong his playing time when it was obviously over. I can understand footballers wanting to starve off retirement, because as we’ve seen when you finally stop there is a danger of going on a downward spiral. Some are fortunate, some [...]
I was saddened to read the following article via Soccernet this morning. Sir Bobby is a battler and I thought he would have won this one too. Sir Bobby admits defeat in battle against cancer Former England manager Sir Bobby Robson has admitted he will lose his battle with lung cancer ‘sooner rather than later’. [...]
Clint Dempsey. Footballer and rapp… No wait. Don’t run. He’s actually good.