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

Best Player in the World? Really?

'We've seen every side of him today,' said Gary Lineker of Christiano Ronaldo's performance against Blackburn yesterday. Indeed we did. More importantly, we saw yet more evidence that he is the most overrated player on this planet. When will people realise he simply isn't quite as good as his acolades and awards suggest? Lazy, selfish, … Continue reading Best Player in the World? Really?