Category Archives: SPORT

MARVELLOUS LINARES! LINARES VS CROLLA II – A Review.

Last night I went to bed gutted that Manchester’s very likeable Anthony ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla, failed in his rematch with Jorge Linares, for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Championships.  There wasn’t any hard luck story here … Continue reading

Posted in BOXING, EMOTION, ENTERTAINMENT, POPULAR CULTURE, SPORT, TELEVISION, TV, TV REVIEW, UK TV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘HE’S A MAN, WITH A PLAN….HE’S MISSTRA KNOW-IT-ALL’! GARY NEVILLE : THE PUNDIT – A review.

As this documentary on Sky Sports 1 about Sky Sports football pundit Gary Neville finished, I was in two minds about what I thought about it.  Part of me thought it had been an enjoyable, relatively interesting twenty-five minute journey … Continue reading

Posted in COMEDY, documentary, ENTERTAINMENT, POPULAR CULTURE, SPORT, TELEVISION, THE ARTS, TV, TV REVIEW, UK TV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

FOREVER YOUNG : The Story of Adrian Doherty, Football’s Lost Genius! A review.

This book was interesting, moving, but at the same time it has to be said that it also had shades of blandness in places.  The latter aspect could have been easily remedied by it being about one hundred pages shorter. … Continue reading

Posted in BOOKS, COMEDY, ENTERTAINMENT, READING, SPORT, THE ARTS, TRIBUTE, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

THE ANT AND DEC OF FOOTBALL…….SORT OF! ‘Class of ’92: Out of Their League. Series 2, episode 1 review.

Television sports documentaries do not get much better than this.  I loved the first series last year and thoroughly enjoyed the recent opening episode of series two. It focuses on the goings on at semi-professional football side Salford City FC, … Continue reading

Posted in BBC1, documentary, EMOTION, ENTERTAINMENT, POPULAR CULTURE, SPORT, TELEVISION, THE ARTS, TV, TV REVIEW, UK TV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trott and Kenny cycle into the record books and even more into our hearts! Day 11 review of the Rio Olympics on BBC1,BBC2.

Just before the 2016 Olympics in Rio started I had almost zero appetite for watching them on the telly.  Here in Britain the football season was just about to commence and the build up to these Rio games had been … Continue reading

Posted in BBC1, EMOTION, ENTERTAINMENT, POPULAR CULTURE, SPORT, TELEVISION, THE ARTS, TRUE STORIES, TV, TV REVIEW, UK TV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ENGLAND BATTERED, DEEP FRIED AND THEN GOBBLED UP BY FOOTBALLING MINNOWS ICELAND!! England vs Iceland – A review.

Last night quite rightly could be argued as the worst night EVER  in the history of English football.  In the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, England were sent home from Euro 2016 after giving the most abject of abject displays … Continue reading

Posted in EMOTION, ENTERTAINMENT, POPULAR CULTURE, RANT, SPORT, TELEVISION, THE ARTS, TRUE STORIES, TV, TV REVIEW, UK TV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“WHO MAKETH THE MAN HERE? AM I IN CHARGE OR IS MY ARSE IN CHARGE”? ‘THE MOANING OF LIFE 2’, episode six review.

One of my TV highlights of 2015 has without doubt been the second series of Sky One’s The Moaning of Life. I would even go as far to say that I think this is the best thing that Karl Pilkington … Continue reading

Posted in COMEDY, documentary, EMOTION, ENTERTAINMENT, FRIENDSHIP, HEALTH, mens health, MENTAL HEALTH, POPULAR CULTURE, REALITY TV, SPORT, TELEVISION, THE ARTS, TRIBUTE, TV, TV REVIEW, UK TV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment