The Fiver | Meaningless friendlies masquerading as competitive competition

In today’s Fiver: football failing to stop and a bit of a Bangkok-up

Eight years ago, with the weight of its reader behind it, The Fiver set out on a mission to Stop Football. It was a selfless act intended to give us more beer garden time at The Failure and Acceptance during summer months, instead of having to knock out biting satire on the big stories of the day, such as Chelsea having a firm interest in Yuri Zhirkov and the effectiveness of $tevie Mbe’s forehead. It was The Fiver’s view that, at the very least, June and July should be reserved for sports like boules, Twister and chasing Weird Uncle Fiver out of special bookshops. And what a roaring success it was because here we are on the 16 June with nothing remotely football-related to get in our … oh!

Continue reading...

About the Author

Comments are closed.