Looking back, I wish I could have issued a superinjunction. As the parish church of Wimbledon, we have been offering our neighbouring field as a car park during tournament fortnight.
"Piqué's net gain at Wembley", noted the Sun.
When all Sundays are "super" and every encounter is a "showdown", lesser broadcasters would struggle to know where to go next. Not so Sky Sports, which always sells the next 90 minutes of football as if they were the last.
The West Indies cricket team of the 1970s and 1980s inspired great pride in Britain’s black youth. A
Ah, the FA Cup. The romance, the magic and Rory Delap's absorbent vest.
"This is great football. Well done, young man. Oh, I say, wonderful, wonderful. I've got to say, this is wonderful football we see here, wonderful football. He did well there, my word.
Usually at this point, we know everything, but this has been a dead exciting/boring/long-drawn-out/non-vintage/gone-to-the-wire season. Lots still to be decided, but let's get on with the awards.
Severiano Ballesteros, 1957-2011.
About ten years ago, I was sitting outside in the garden, enjoying the first real sunbathing of the year, leaning against our back door, when I felt the back of my head go cold, as if a cold compress had been applied to it sud
During the late 1970s and early 1980s, when he was the world's most dangerous cricketing all-rounder, Sir Ian Botham became the archetypal modern sporting hero.
As we all know, the most annoying person in modern politics is Ed Balls, at least according to Dave Cameron. "Annoying" is an interesting term of abuse, for it suggests
Oh no, not Wem-bur-lee again. Why do we always get to go to Wem-bur lee - this is becoming so bo-ring, isn't it? About time other teams had a chance. Oh, well, s'pose we might as well.
When my wife, Jessica, was due to give birth last May, I flew home from the World Twenty20 finals in the Caribbean to be there.
A 1,400-page report on taxation issued last year by the Institute for Fiscal Studies - no, of course I haven't read it all and I doubt the Chancellor has either - contains a helpful table comparing the UK's tax system with "a
I had never heard of the PFPO until last week. It sounds like an advertising agency or a liberating army.
We were on the way to Spurs for the home game against West Ham.
It's so exciting. The Premier League, it can only happen here - that's what the Prem is all about. The most envied league in the world, the most watched, the most open, with the best players, who are the best paid . . .
Alex Ferguson is very fond, when talking about today's players, of saying that they are "fragile". A strange word to use and he's never quite explained it.
If I come back next time as a journalist, as opposed to a brain surgeon, I wonder what area should I go into? Writing about football?
I felt lucky to be going to the Arsenal-Barcelona game with one of Arsenal's young stars.
Arabs across the Middle East are standing up to their bullies. Also, how neocons are taking credit f
The England wicketkeeper’s decision could help break down the last taboo in sport.
I was so hoping that Roy Hodgson would not get the West Brom job.
Over supper, I asked my wife to complete the following sentence: "A collection of Clarice Cliff ceramics, worth an estimated £40,000, will be sold at Woolley and Wallis in Salisbury on March 9, the property of Mr . . ."
With the demise of Sky's Andy Gray and Richard Keys and the end of prehistoric sexism - some chance - will another form of outdated, ancient language disappear when more presentable presenters take over? Oh, I hope not.
Have you been watching the Asian Cup? Thought not. You're missing out.
No one likes neutrals. We're fence-sitters. Cowards. Among real supporters we have a social cachet only slightly higher than sex offenders and Sepp Blatter.
I get all my fashion tips from TV. And as all I watch on TV is the footer, ergo, my wardrobe is football-related.
Spurs are so excellent to watch at the moment - it won't last, it never does - that I did two unusual things.