Category Archives: football

Lindy Delapenha – Jamaica’s Finest Sporting Personality

Jamaica’s Lindy Delapenha -post WW2 British Air Forces veteran, sporting giant and media pioneer – passed away last week. He was 89. To me Lindy was Jamaica’s greatest all round sporting personality. Some may say Usain Bolt, but when you … Continue reading

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More FIFA Arrest Hits CONCACAF

Once again Swiss plain clothes police walked into a posh Zurich hotel and arrest 2 FIFA officials on corruption charges on behalf of the US Justice Department. One of the officials arrested today was Alfredo Hawit who is interim president of … Continue reading

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Blatter’s back battered and bolder. For now

Sepp Blatter remains FIFA president. What was the fuss last week? UEFA has a lot of explaining to do in how they campaigned against Blatter so disastrously. UEFA chief Michel Platini recommended that his body vote for Prince Ali bin … Continue reading

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FIFA corruption scandal stinks up the Caribbean

Many of us avid football fans  have had a low opinion of the FIFA family for a long time. Few would be  surprised at the recent indictments by the US Justice Department that were disclosed by the impressive Attorney General … Continue reading

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Black Football Managers in England -Thing on the Ground

Of the 92 English professional football teams currently in the top 4 leagues only 2 managers (Keith Curle & Chris Powell) are Black, Asian or Minority ethnic (BAME). Disturbing figures it might seem  given that approximately 22% of professional players … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014 – Thank You

Brazil 2014 has been my favorite World Cup since the 1982 finals held in Spain. Highlights The good spirit that most of the games were played in both on the field and in the stands. The cliff hanging matches such … Continue reading

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Sport – Is there a Greatest?

Spain’s victory in Euro 2012 was their 3rd consecutive major football title following wins in the Euro 2008 and World Cup in 2010. This tremendous and unique feat has led some fanalysts to state this Spanish squad to be the … Continue reading

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