“I’m going to really get under the skin of leafy, suburban London on my gap year,” said no-one, ever. But here I was, cast on my arm, dosed up on painkillers wondering when I could get out of the country again. I’ll admit there were a few moments where my frustration ran high, but the […]Read More Gap yearing in Berrylands
23 photos to show why you should never, ever, visit Ghana. 1. The sunsets aren’t worth watching 2. The beaches are awful 3. The tourist attractions will make you yawn 4. The wildlife is the same as everywhere else 5. Live sport isn’t entertaining at all 6. The waterfalls are tiny 7. Everyone is always […]Read More 23 photos to show why you should never visit Ghana
In a tribute to Deli Alli’s fantastic miss against Stoke on Sunday here are my top six football misses. 1. The man himself. A chance to put the game to bed with the goal gaping. Fingers crossed he still gets a Premier League winner’s medal in May. 2. In the 2008-09 season Chris Iwelumo was flying […]Read More Football’s greatest misses
Despite it being almost two years it barely felt like I’d been away when I went through customs at Kotoka Airport in Accra. The same humidity, big queues for immigration and Dan being late to meet me. As always though my experiences in Ghana were huge fun and a lot of work was completed. I’ve […]Read More A Ghanaian Summer – 2015
This post first appeared on the KickStart Ghana blog. Are you passionate about football? Think you have what it takes to represent Africa in telling football stories to the world? Then this competition is for you. Copa90 are looking for six football fanatics, one from each continent, to tell football stories from around the globe. […]Read More Copa90’s Global Talent Search
I love ‘arry. Without doubt one of the best managers I’ve had the pleasure of watching at Tottenham. He created a brilliant, attacking team that scared some of the best defences in Europe when they reached the quarter-final of the Champions League in 2010/11. Whether he was hanging out of his landrover, swearing at journalists […]Read More The best of Harry Redknapp
This week saw the football world unite in condemning the actions of a Villarreal ‘fan’, who tossed a banana at Dani Alves, and throwing their support behind the Barcelona player who picked up the banana and proceeded to eat it. #SayNoToRacism was quickly seen trending on Twitter with many of the world’s most famous footballers […]Read More Does football really care about stamping out racism?