A.S. Saint-Etienne: Les Fantômes du Stade Geoffroy-Guichard

Saint-Étienne

Que s’est-il passé depuis mon départ de Saint-Étienne, il y a vingt-quatre ans? Un quart de siècle depuis mes dernières palpitations, yeux fixés sur le chronomètre de l’autre côté du stade mythique surnommé « Le Chaudron. » Et pourtant, aux fins fonds de  mon esprit, je sais ce qui se passe dans  l’enceinte du stade: le temps reste […]

Party Time At Number Ten

party

  How I longed for today to arrive. The invitation that lay dormant on my mantelpiece was coming to life at 7.00 pm. I held it tight and read it again: Yours Truly had been invited to Boris Johnson’s (BoJo from now on) garden stroke office party. Come on BoJo! Pull the other one – […]

Messi Beaucoup, Lionel

Messi

If Lionel Messi’s hands were not on his wallet but on his heart, he would have decided to play for Crystal Palace, after leaving Barcelona. Just for a year, free of charge, before retiring to his privately owned piece of land called South America. Why Crystal Palace? Just look at the kits and you’ll get […]

How France And England Got Rid Of…Germany

Come on you Frenchies. Don’t cry. Together with the Three Lions from across the channel, you’ve managed to get rid of a team that is so hard to get rid of – the Germans. Who said the love between England and France was lost forever, after Brexit? By winning their first group match, the French […]