Save for a few costly and exceedingly costly mistakes, I feel optimistic.
Hi. I am not dead. My sister Amelia and I spent last week following Liverpool FC on their North American tour because sports nerd vacations are evidently hereditary in our family. With games in Toronto, Boston, and Baltimore we managed to have a nice little trip down the Eastern seaboard. This is the soccer-centric component of the trip. [Click photos for larger versions; a few are by my sister.]
So… my sister Amelia and I met Torsten Frings yesterday. Frings was her first ever favourite footballer and so when we were at a Toronto FC match last summer and they announced, on the pitch, that we had just signed Frings we lost our minds a little bit (not sure that many other people at the game knew who he was!). Since then, we’ve half-joked about the possibility of casually [...]
EURO 2012 IS UNFOLDING AS IT SHOULD! The group stage is over (for me, at least) and I can stop having a heart attack every five seconds.
Ugh, be still my aching Herz, Bastian Schweinsteiger.
Not to take the shine off a nice win, but this seems a touch too late. But no matter!
This picture makes it look like the result was better than it was. Alas.
Long after it stopped mattering, we decided we have interest in the league again! Oh I see!
The one good thing about today’s match is that it brings us one match closer to the end of the season, right? Right.
[Insert Bob Paisley joke about how they should charge Liverpool rent at Wembley.]