There’s an excellent email doing the rounds in the wake of England’s late, late defeat by France at Euro 2004. It goes like this:
It’s just been reported that one of the French football players has failed a drugs and alcohol test after the match. Read more ›››
The flag of St George in our garden was hanging limp and forlorn this morning, not surprising after the way England lost to France last night, reminiscent of the way Man U scored two very late goals to beat Bayern in 1999.
The joke then was: Why do women love German footballers? — Because they can stay on top for 90 minutes and still come second. The same could be said of the English team, except it sounds even less funny now than it did then. Read more ›››