Tag: football

  • Oh Scotland,not *again*. Scotland 2 – Czech Republic 2

    Emotional curve of following a Scotland football match: Before match: hope, excitement During match: elation, dejection, elation 10 mins to go: ecstasy “we’re going to qualify, this time we’re really, really going to do it” (reminds me of Charlie Brown trying to kick that American football) 2 mins in extra time: dejection, calamity, the-end-of-the world […]

  • Abusing the abused

    Another newspaper article that makes grim reading “David Goodwillie rape accuser opens her heart on vile internet abuse after charges are dropped“. Wonder what it tells us about Scottish society when a *woman*¬†who’s an alleged rape victim is the one who’s vilified? The footballer guy at the centre of this is in the middle of […]