World Cup 2018: Get Hype

You, today: *posts that Justin Timberlake “It’s Gonna Be May” meme* Me, an intellectual: May means that the World Cup starts next month!!!!!! Whether you’re an American who only follows the USMNT, whether you’re living in New Zealand and realising that most of the games are going to be on in the middle of the…

This weekend in #sports: 1 out of 4 ain’t bad?

Italy 20 – 61 Wales, Scotland 10 – 40 Ireland, England 55 – 35 France I’ve never been a big sports fan in general. I’ve always liked to play sports, but apart from the Olympics fever that grips us all to some degree every two years, I won’t watch much of anything apart from football [note: to…

8 Simple Rules for Female Sports Fans

I know this may be coming a few weeks too late for my fellow female football/soccer fans, as the leagues have already been going since August in most countries. Hopefully you’ve been struggling through, but it’s international break and I’m bored without football so whether you follow that or the other football or baseball or hockey or…

We Go Again: Liverpool FC 2013/2014

At the start of the season, I predicted, like most, that Liverpool was still in their rebuilding period. We would finish 6th, maybe 5th if Tottenham really screwed up. I wasn’t being pessimistic, just realistic. The top 4 spot that would bring Champions League football back to Anfield was a dream for next season, and that…

This Love is Not for Cowards by Robert Andrew Powell (2012): 4.5/5 stars

I don’t know much about the Liga Mx. I follow the English Premier League and the Spanish Liga, and I’ve even started watching a bit of Bundesliga recently (although I’ve yet to find a broadcast with English commentary so the only words I can pick up are things like “Dortmund” and “das fitness coach”), so…