If you’re planning a trip to watch soccer in England, one of the big questions is, What’s the best time to go? Or, if you’ve got a trip planned and want to know what games are on, you need some kind of reference. Fear not, my fellow non-Brits, for I have done my homework. Below […]
As I watch soccer games in England and work on my book about the subject, I keep collecting terms and sayings that I find entertaining, or that I think Americans would do well to understand.
What’s the best time to go watch soccer in England? As I sit here planning my trips to watch soccer in England during the upcoming season, I find myself thinking there are two ways to approach this thing. One way is to say, “When can I go, and what games will be happening while I’m […]
As I watch English soccer games on TV and in person, I am constantly taking note of words and expressions that I don’t hear anywhere else – phrases that you might wonder about, if you didn’t think about this stuff as much as I do. I am writing a book about the game, and one […]
I have a friend who refers to her higher power, or god, as “perfect timing.” You know the feeling, when everything clicks into place and magic flows? Well, that has happened to me on this trip, and I didn’t even know it was going on! Wednesday night (Update: this was written in 2014) I was […]