Tag Archives: Football

Ceefax

The television news service Ceefax came to an end this week, the arrival of nationwide digital television having brought about the end of the analogue service on which it ran. In truth, I haven’t used it for years and it … Continue reading

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Heroes and Villains

One of the ways that the internet has revolutionised communication, perhaps more than is generally realised, is the way that it allows people to find an audience for their opinions. Now, sometimes this is a good thing, sometimes it is … Continue reading

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Not a Lot of People Know That

There are a few things about my life that I tend to keep quiet about. This is one of them. Although I have always admitted that there are things that are never going to be mentioned on here – either … Continue reading

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1 August 1982

Sun Aug I Last day in N.Z. Mass clear-up. Rang Vince. He found out there was no Tues flight, so we’ll miss each other. Had fish + chips for tea. Went to the Rocket park. Ke got filthy playing football. … Continue reading

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29 July 1982

Thur Jul XXIX Heavy rains last night continued all day. Went to town with Dad and we had lunch at McD’s. Dad got the photos and Singapore Dollars. Singapore Dollars are grotty little scraps of (Rice?) paper. Photo’s of me … Continue reading

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16 July 1982

Fri Jul XVI Last day at MAGS. Its not been such a bad place really. Played Soccer Vs 4Long. Lost 1-0 to a last minute goad by Renil Sharma. Gashed my knee colliding with David Mitchell and had to miss … Continue reading

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12 July 1982

Mon Jul XII World Cup final. Italy beat W. Germany 3-1 to win for 3rd Time. Went to McDonalds in New Lynn to have lunch. Had a Big Mac. I have seen every World Cup final since 1978 and this … Continue reading

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9 July 1982

Fri Jul IX Watched W. C. Semi’s. Italy beat Poland 2-0 and W. Germany beat France on Penalties. Barry Davies went beserk when the German keeper saved BOSSIS’s penalty because he had moved, but so had the French keeper. Went … Continue reading

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6 July 1982

Tues July VI England are out! They only drew with Spain so W. Germ. Go through. Groans all around A.V. Room when Keegen heads wide from 3 yds. ———————————- Went to squash 7pm. Lost 1-9, 1-9, 2-9 to John Beanland … Continue reading

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5 July 1982

Mon Jul V Ws says we can’t have a late start tomorrow even though TVNZ are showing England-Spain As a child, you like decisions to be clear-cut. You want to either like the decision, or to hate it. You don’t … Continue reading

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