What a world

The 21st World Cup is underway and I’m not missing a kick, glued to the television surrounded by wall charts, sticker albums and in-depth guides and only taking hurried breaks …

Giggsy gets the gig

To the surprise of nobody Ryan Giggs is the new Wales manager. It is the obvious appointment, and also the correct one. He was, after all, not just a fabulous …

Wales 0 Ireland 1

To the tune of Men of Harlech Fuck! We lost and ain’t proceeding, World Cup hopes lie crushed and bleeding, So much for my special pleading, Wales fails again! This …

Moldova 0 Wales 2

Again I got my tactics spot on and again I played a blinder. I kept it tight early doors, closing down space and silencing the far-right ultras in Chișinău by …

Wales 1 Austria 0

Each and every day I have no higher aim than this: stress-reduction. If I can eliminate, or even slightly mitigate, some of my many stress triggers (things like timetables, deadlines, …

Serbia 1 Wales 1

Fuck. Right, that’s my considered, measured response, now let’s get down to the nitty-gritty. I’m a total geek when it comes to soccer stats. My loft sags under the weight …

Ireland 0 Wales 0

♫♫ It’s a long way to Russia ’18, Group D’s just half way through, Best to stay near a handy latrine, For when you need a sudden poo! Goodbye constipation, …