Today  I noticed a Labour politician, whom I like, tweet his condemnation of Joey Barton’s on-pitch lashing out at the weekend.  The tweet was a high-minded, moral thing about how awful Barton’s violence was; how much of a disgrace he is to football and about the human race in general.  The comment accurately reflected widespread.. read more →

Was watching BBC Newsnight (may not have been on Newsnicht) last night and former ace Scots footballer Pat Nevin captured perfectly what I haven’t seen written anywhere about the John Terry business yet (but that’ll be my reading rather than rubbish sport journalism, most likely). Nevin (you might not remember him, but I do) was.. read more →