Derry City v Bohemians When I was younger I was a massive fan of Tottenham Hotspur. I’m not from North London, let alone England, but I was a supporter: I followed the fortunes of the team, watched their games when possible and bought (or rather received) replica shirts, which I wore with pride as I attempted to emulate my heroes […]

Who said this was about football?

Getting riled up to the point of spleen fulmination over the fortunes of one’s favourite football team, or worse those of a rival’s, is something that I will never fully understand. Despite the musing of former Liverpool manager Bill Shankly, football is not more important than a matter of life and death, let alone a matter of life and death […]