Good morning and it’s one of those wonderful days where you can smell something special in the air. No, no, no, not spring (though, fingers crossed, that’s finally arrived). No it’s the pugent odor of fear and crushed expectation burbling up on Fleet Street and given voice by aspiring poet and northwest provincialist Henry of Winter as the Three [...]
So it’s my final day for in Fort McMurray before beginning the pilgrimage to Islington, with stops in Edmonton (to see family) and B.C. (to see friends) along the way. I confess I’ve haven’t completely worked out logistics of blogging in Old Blighty just yet but I will endeavour to have a full report up at some point, likely when I’m in the departures [...]
It’s Thursday and, frankly, it’s tough to concentrate. The Fort McMurray Fury u-12 boys leave tonight for the provincial championships in Grande Prairie and we’ve decided to break up the trip into two legs so the kids won’t travel on the bus all day and then be forced to play a game on Friday night. [...]
THURSDAY AFTERNOON BONUS LINKS
Because I’m going to be at an all-day meeting on Friday, I’ll post a couple of quick links of interest before I leave work this evening at a very ungodly hour.
Michael Cox looks at Tom Cleverley’s importance to Manchester United while Gareth Bale says he “tends” not to dive. Hahahahaha.
OK, here’s [...]
It’s been a week without getting updated from Fleet Street’s sewing circle. This. Will. Not. Do. Because it is both entertaining and edifying to see Catalan Aesthes FC and Holloway Road Properties PLC haggle with all the solemnity and dignity of a street hawker in the Marrakesh quibbling over wringing an extra greenback out of [...]
A long overdue US National Team Depth Chart
So you don’t think Bob Bradley is a good fit for Aston Villa, well I think you should reconsider.
Just some quick thoughts on what I saw in the US game that I didn’t see anyone else write about. Apologize for the grammatical errors now, but I rushed this!
And Disturbance is back from a long break to give his 2 cents on the US World Cup Roster