Monthly Archives: October 2010

Seattle 0 – LA 1

It turned out to be a fun game to watch. Seattle was not outclassed and can feel a little unlucky to have come out of this one with nothing. Both teams had good spells; LA spent most of the evening…

Freaks and drunks – Halloween in Seattle

Last night was an interesting evening, being Halloween the freaks and drunks were out in force in Seattle. Lots of first class people watching. A group of us ended up at the Comet Tavern for some good live music, it’s…

Another big night at RBP

I agree with many, the current MLS play off structure does not make much sense; unquestionably the West is the far stronger conference compared the East. The seeding system obviously does not work with 6 teams from the west and…

The toughest thing

In the slightly bigger picture, over the last couple of months I’ve received a number of comments to this blog, always posted anonymously under the same name “davehasnofriends”. There is no such thing as anonymous on the Internet and the…

Zakuani for England?

It’s not a particularly complementary about the MLS, but the Mirror claims Zakuani is appearing on the radar of the England national team. He’s got a huge upside and I do believe his playing future lays in Europe. He’s certainly…

Colorado 1 – Columbus 0

The MLS playoffs started this evening with Colorado hosting Columbus. During the first half Columbus looked rather out of sorts, did not do a good job keeping their shape and the distribution of the final ball is poor. On the…

An awfully long tour…

On Friday the England cricket team leave for Australia. The first game is next week and the final game is not until February 6th. Between now and then they will be playing 19 games, and a total of 47 days…

So what’s wrong with cricket?

Spent a morning sitting the George and Dragon with a couple of other ex-pats on Sunday. The idea was to go and watch the football and enjoy breakfast (and the G&D does a great full breakfast), and we got onto…

Thank you, I remembered to breath again.

Sometimes as adults, we tend to get wrapped up in all the craziness of everyday life. It does no matter if it’s a small irritation or a life-changing event. We all have moments when we can all loose perspective on…