Tag Archives: Soccer

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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30 June 1982

Wed Jun XXX Watched England + West Germany draw 0-0. No soccer practice because Keith Nelson couldn’t come. Should get our money Back I suppose. The World Cup that year had a strange system which I don’t think was ever … Continue reading

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28 June 1982

Mon Jun XXVIII School Boring as usual. Had a breakfast in the dining room for only about the 2nd time since June 14! The New Zealand – Brazil game was actually the last in the first phase of the 1982 … Continue reading

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27 June 1982

Sun Jun XXVII Played Subbuteo nearly all day. L + Ke out most of the time so nice + quiet By now I was thoroughly in to playing Subbuteo. Having barely touched it during the first five and a half … Continue reading

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25 June 1982

Fri Jun XXV Woke up with a sore ankle – don’t know what from though. Gr says its about my turn for a full match – hope so, I haven’t had one since April 24th So began many years of … Continue reading

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