Football Friday #002

It’s Football Friday and we start at Anfield… Minamino Regrets How Takumi Minamino must regret his transfer to Liverpool. In fact, he must regret playing well against them and catching Manager Jurgen Klopp’s attention! Having scored 42 goals in 136 league appearances for RB Salzburg, as well as performing in European competition, he’s been consignedContinue reading “Football Friday #002”

Bonus Post: More Cricket 22 Info!

Here’s some more exciting news regarding Big Ant’s latest cricket game… November 25th seems a long way away but we’ll get there folks! I’ve always loved the thrill of taking a catch Big Ant’s previous cricket games, that moment of waiting or moving for the ball. I hope that’s still there in Cricket 22. CatchingContinue reading “Bonus Post: More Cricket 22 Info!”

Five Songs with Body Parts in the Title

It’s been a while since I did one of these. Here are five songs with a theme, in this instance… body parts! Crowded House Fingers of Love The Platters Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Alanis Morrisette One Hand in my Pocket Take That Back for Good Sutherland Brothers and Quiver Lying in the Arms ofContinue reading “Five Songs with Body Parts in the Title”

Wednesday Wickets #002

Welcome to the second edition of Wednesday Wickets. The T20 World Cup has commenced and so it could be easy to forget about the county game, but… Hosein Retires Some extremely sad news from Derbyshire, that 25-year-old wicketkeeper Harvey Hosein has been forced to retire due to concussion. Hosein made an immediate impact with theContinue reading “Wednesday Wickets #002”

Yorkshire Dales from Above

I bought this book for just £2.50! The RRP is £8.99 but they were priced at £3.00 each or two for £5.00 in the particular bookstore that I stumbled upon them. I actually bought this one and a coastal edition as gifts but decided to buy another Yorkshire Dales one for myself. It’s really interestingContinue reading “Yorkshire Dales from Above”

CricketXI: T20 World Cup

The T20 World Cup starts tomorrow and the above graphic displays my CricketXI fantasy team. I won’t go on a rant about meritocracy and the structure (Or lack of!) of international cricket but… My team consists of players from primarily Associate nations not Full Members because the former must play First Round matches prior toContinue reading “CricketXI: T20 World Cup”

Football Friday #001

Friday will now feature exclusively football thoughts. For my loyal transatlantic followers, I mean soccer! England’s Glovemen Where better to start than at number one, England’s number one! Jordan Pickford is the man in possession but what about the back-up? Despite deputising for three competitive matches not that long ago, Gareth Southgate seems to haveContinue reading “Football Friday #001”

What’s the Point of These Posts?

NOT A FOOTBALL POST! I follow French Ligue 1 football (Soccer) side FC Nantes for family reasons. I recently searched for Nantes in the Reader and was presented with about eight different blogs under a variety of normal people’s names (eg: johnsmith@wordpress.com) that all featured the same image of a castle in Nantes. Not differentContinue reading “What’s the Point of These Posts?”