Category Archives: The Book of Lists: Football

Addendum to the post below

It reminded me of the much lamented Book of Football Lists ‘Fashion Disasters’ List in which Very Bad Strips were considered in order of de-merit. There was never any doubt that the winner would be the ‘Hull Tiger’ circa 92/93 … Continue reading

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Pseuds’ World Cup

I’m on the lookout for stuff like this from Michael Nyman, writing in the Guardian in 2005: I maintain that the best writing about QPR – and possibly about football – was a piece I commissioned from John Tilbury for … Continue reading

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In with a bullet

All Time Goal Celebrations 1. The Tango Tribute Took place at Eastlands today when cheeky Cockney chappy Jimmy Bullard, having scored a late penalty to level the scores at 1-1, collected his team mates and re-created the infamous moment from … Continue reading

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City of Culture

you’re having a laugh, City of Culture, You’re having a laugh. Incredibly, it’s to Manchester United fans that these lyrics are first credited. I never knew they had wit in them; I thought that was exclusive to Man City. As … Continue reading

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One for her indoors

The incomparable Jeff Stelling* who may well look like he stepped straight off the set of The Great St Trinian’s Train Robbery, but who is in fact is fifty-four (tip: stick around to end of clip). * Three times named … Continue reading

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Listák Könyve Futball

One of the nice things about the day job is that surprise items occasionally arrive in the post. The Book of Lists, Football was published two years ago, just before the World Cup in Germany. Really, I’d forgotten about it, … Continue reading

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