I sat down before Christmas and decided I was going to knit myself a Liverpool FC sweater. There is a deplorable lack of fan craft in the world of sports, and also a deplorable lack of decent fan clothing options for women, where everything either has to be pink or otherwise horribly designed. These are things I can rectify!
I’ve been a complete failure at posting about the travelling I’ve been fortunate enough to do this year, mostly due to laziness because I’m good that way. I only managed to post about the soccer-related portion of our trip to Boston, New York City, and Baltimore in July, but I also spent a long weekend in San Francisco in August after I got to go to San Diego for work, [...]
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.]
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.]
What is breathing, I ask you. This is not at all how I thought this game would go.