Tag Archives: Barcelona

The lesson from Yorkshire


In 1967 Celtic won the European Cup in Lisbon – beating Internazionale 2-1. They were the first British club to win it. The reason why they have legendary status is that they achieved it with a homegrown team – all … Continue reading

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Why everyone could consider a Cruise


I’ve just returned from my second ever cruise holiday after many years of saying that cruising wasn’t for me. When I talk to others now I still hear the things I used to say: Cruising is for old people You … Continue reading

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Silver or silverware – a fan’s guide


The problem with football is money. We all know it. We hear from our grandparents how the teams would travel to matches on the bus with the fans and buy them a drink in the pub afterwards. But then the … Continue reading

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“Corinthian” or Corinthians? Why money will ruin our sport


I’m a sports fan. I see the value of participation and I share the excitement of watching but lately I have lost my enthusiasm for teams. I’m sick of the loss of the Corinthian spirit and I loathe the impact … Continue reading

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