Athletes vs footballers: no contest

School sports day at Millway Middle School was always a welcome distraction from the rigors of secondary school education (you know, having religious texts forced down your throat and attempting to set fire to your mate's hair with a Bunsen burner). It was also fun. Until I nearly killed a fellow pupil. It wasn't my fault, I hasten to … Continue reading Athletes vs footballers: no contest

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Fancy a Game of 5-a-Side, Wayne?

More than most of us would earn in a year… Some, in a lifetime… Obscene... Unfathomable... Other worldly... Ridiculous… The figures bandied about last week justified the resulting headlines, aggravated coffee-table discussions and lengthened trips to the water cooler. Depending on which newspaper pops through your letterbox, Rooney’s estimated earning potential if he moved to … Continue reading Fancy a Game of 5-a-Side, Wayne?