Despite some mad-cap ideas, we football folk owe the French

Michel Platini has been adopting the William Burroughs approach to the way he is playing around with European football. Burroughs, an eccentric writer if ever there was one, used to cut-up pieces of paper with words scrawled on and use them to concoct sentences (so-called aleatory literary technique). I think Platini has been doing likewise with his random ideas for future tournament structures. Platini was a great, great player, one of the best, in fact. But he’s a bizarre administrator and one wonders what FIFA would look like if he gains total control. If Platini’s ideas for Euro 2020 come … Continue reading Despite some mad-cap ideas, we football folk owe the French