Roy Keane You Magnificent Bastard

Never leave football again* Never. Selected quotes taken after the Coventry v Ipswich match – which ended in defeat for the Tractor Boys. : “I’ll be down tonight but the day my appetite isn’t affected by defeat I’ll be out of the game. I am trying to learn from my experiences at Sunderland and not get too downhearted but I will not get home, put my feet up and have a whistle. “But I’ve been like that since I was eight or nine years old. the beauty of it is that we have a game on Tuesday night so that…

Calypso Collected – Part 1

The weather is closing in, getting a bit nippy outside of a night. Perfect time to post some calypso music… I’ve previously posted a couple of football and calypso music tracks here and here – this is part one of a two part post that will gather them all together. Yes that’s right, there are so many footie&calypso songs that I had to split this in half. In the 50’s there was a craze for the music in Britain and this even spread over to football. There were some notable and very famous calypso singers… and I’m not talking about…

[Video] Sir Bobby Is On Borrowed Time

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’. Robson has been battling a fifth bout of the illness and has accepted doctors’ prognosis that he is unlikely to beat it. Speaking to The Sun, he said: ‘I have accepted what they have told me and I am determined to make the most of…

Edward Ebeneezer Good

Thanks to the prediction league player MickMills I have more songs about Ipswich Town than I care to own, but he is a loyal supporter of the club and who knew that there was so much footie and musical songs dedicated to them. Another mini collection I’ve got going is (unsurprisingly) from Liverpool. Not just the Anfield Rap. A low moment even for them. Because of the amount of items from or about just the one team I’ll be doing a Liverpool theme week in the future. So any non-supporters of them if you want to… No don’t switch off.…