Footballing History, Eagle Eye

Footballing History

There is a nice line in Jim Murphy’s book, The 10 Football Matches That Changed The World … and the One That Didn’t (that was the Christmas game in no-man’s land in 1914) about Tony Blair.
Murphy, now shadow International Development Secretary, tells the story of Blair’s visit to John Burton’s house in Sedgefield, the last [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 11 June 2014 at 10:47 am

Irony: Not on Twitter, Eagle Eye

Irony: Not on Twitter

Once again, I have been caught out by the lack of a backward-sloping ironic typeface on my computer. I gathered, yesterday, that an association football manager had resigned, so I said on Twitter:
I don’t think Ferguson should have given in to media hysteria like this. He apologised for his tasteless comments about Keynes being gay.
The [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 9 May 2013 at 11:16 am

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