Tag Archives: Surreal Football

You sentimental fools

Tweet Sentimentality in football: high risk, but impossible to resist In Moscow there is a park containing hundreds of sculptures, including many of the figureheads from Soviet history. When the Soviet Union collapsed, many of these statues were simply pulled … Continue reading

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The inevitable Suarez/Evra post. I have been warned.

Tweet   The Anfield Crap [this article first appeared on Surreal Football – I can’t take credit for the snappy title] In English football there are few institutions more emotive and seductive than the cult of Liverpool. The club’s slogan … Continue reading

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Reasons to love Napoli

Tweet This article first appeared on Surreal Football. Glamour, snobbery and a smoking manager: reasons to like S.S.C Napoli S.S.C Napoli is the only genuine football behemoth in Southern Italy. Rather like the city it resides in, the football club … Continue reading

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Are Manchester City the champions of fantasy?

Tweet This article first appeared on The FCF. Manchester City: an affront to fair play or the champions of fantasy Manchester City fans must be savouring their Champions League adventure so far. It wasn’t long ago that glamorous ties in … Continue reading

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