As football fans we’re all losers at one time or another. But far from just being another awful thing in a world of never-ending misery, if you look closely you can find the positives in defeat. Perhaps it can spell the end for an unpopular manager, or finally break the spell of a life of […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘El Loco Motion’ with Ryan Quinn
Crystal Palace 3-3 Liverpool Premier League 5th May 2014 “ THAT slip. If you Google the term “football slip” the most prominent image on the page is of Liverpool captain, Steven Gerrard splayed out on the pitch with Demba Ba bounding past him for a 2-0 Chelsea victory. The heartbeat of this […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Full Force Gayle’ with Sian Waller
Contrary to unpopular opinion, for many of us football isn’t just about twenty-two people kicking a bag of air back and forth for ninety minutes every week until the end of time. For some it’s an opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family, shouting obscenities at the referee and drinking unwise amounts of […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ’10th of October, Ninian Park’ with Russell Todd.
We’ve all got those moments in life that we often look back on with regret. That girl you should have asked to dance at a school disco when you were thirteen; That exam you should have crammed a little harder for before you left school with pitiful qualifications; That customer you should have told to […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Let’s Go See Raúl’ with Kartik Krishnaiyer
So far this season we’ve heard stories from fans that have supported their clubs since birth, others who’ve adopted a local team after settling away from home, and patriots who’ve proudly followed their nation abroad only to watch on helplessly as they get soundly pumped. We’ve covered matches from the Champions League final and major […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘It’s Wider Than Yours’ with Tom Neal
We’re back once again with another edition of Losing My Favourite Game, the feature that encourages reflection on past dejection from the great and good both inside and outside the world of football. And if you were looking for something cheery and lighthearted to distract from military manouvres in the Middle-East, Boris’ Brexit balderdash, or the […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘The Blues are Still Blue’ with Richard Wilson
It’s the penultimate International Break of the year, and while England cruise to qualification, Scotland rue having focussed on developing left-backs over the last decade, Wales continue to give fans false hope before their inevitable brave failure, and Northern Ireland try to work out how they stop the Netherlands from overtaking them, our neighbours across […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Caught in a Trap’ with Joseph McCarthy