Tinker, tailor, soldier, footballer – the Russia house has no smiley people

HOW the US must be kicking themselves. They cannot boycott the World Cup because they didn’t qualify, but surely Donald Trump would just love to tell the world, “we’re not going” as the diplomatic arguments become more and more intense. This World Cup is up to its neck in problems, but this could be the new normal for FIFA’s flagship competition. We’ve got Qatar 2022 … Continue reading Tinker, tailor, soldier, footballer – the Russia house has no smiley people

FA Vase semi-finals: Big clubs, little clubs

THE FIRST legs of the FA Vase semi-finals take place this weekend, with little Bowers & Pitsea hoping to take a big step towards Wembley against Morpeth Town, and two big non-league names meeting headlong in the other game. Morpeth will travel over 300 miles from Northumberland to Pitsea in Essex for their tie. The Northern League Division One side are riding high this season  … Continue reading FA Vase semi-finals: Big clubs, little clubs