The Unseen Plight of the Directionally Challenged LA Soccer Fan

When thinking of Southern California, it’s all too easy to think about it as the stereotypical “glamour spot”.   A place of celebrities, sun-drenched beaches, luxury homes, iconic locales… but like anywhere, it has its fair share of problems. Just recently a new, hitherto unrecognised issue came to light. It all started shortly after Major League […]

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King Plonker: Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Brings Footy’s Feel Good Story to a Messy End

It goes without saying Leicester City FC’s 2016 Premier League title win was a story for the ages. Nobody remotely expected it.  Not even the most die-hard “Foxes” fan was dreaming about it.  Well perhaps they dreamt about it, but only in the way that a Metallica fan might dream of going back in time […]

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The LA Galaxy Off-Season In Review

It all started so promisingly. Steven Gerrard was buggering off back to Blighty.  Robbie Keane, though a legend, was not compatible with Gio Dos Santos and was moving on, hopefully setting the Mexican star up as the foundation around which the side could be rebuilt.  Sebastian Lletget had been a revelation in midfield towards the […]

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An Apparently Golden Era?

Lionel Messi is an incredible player.  His touch, his reflexes, his vision: he truly has the magical mix of having the ability to react, the talent to execute and vitally, the mind to know how to react and what to execute. He scores goals for fun.  He makes the greatest defenders look inept.  His statistics, records, awards and […]

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