As a long-standing Jacksonville Jaguars fan, and even longer-standing West Ham United fan, I’m not used to winning titles. In fact the only heart-warming title I can recall in my lifetime was when Billericay Town FC won their league in 2012 and were promptly relegated again in 2013. Unfortunate state of affairs, of course.
The last time we were on the field all together (well – I say all together. I was standing accidentally in the player’s box surrounded by bleeding, muddy men and hadn’t meant to end up there, personally) one of our longest-standing players walked past me and laughed as he said,
“I am getting way, WAY too old for this!” Continue reading “Coping When The End Is Near”
The Essex Spartans Academy enjoyed an afternoon in the sunshine on Saturday as they took part in Highwood Primary School’s American-themed 4th July ‘Summer Sizzler’. Continue reading “Academy sizzle at summer fair”