A coup de grâce (/ˌkuː də ˈɡrɑːs/; French [ku də ɡʁɑs] for "blow of mercy") is a death blow to end the suffering of a severely wounded person or animal. - Wiki 1: Beating PSFG I had a feeling in the last blog La Libération de Caen #10: "Sorry Neymar new phone who dis?" that it would happen. … Continue reading La Libération de Caen #11: Beating PSFG, a nearly men adventure
“It's better to burn out than to fade away.”Neil Young "An 8k fucking transfer budget?!!!!!"FMheathen So it finally happened, I had to bite the bullet and let my 17-assists-a-season-buddy Neymar go in possibly one of the saddest moments I've had in any edition. Saying that, I did make 350k (all profit) off him so fair … Continue reading La Libération de Caen #10: "Sorry Neymar new phone who dis?"
"The farthest Thunder that I heardWas nearer than the SkyAnd rumbles still, though torrid NoonsHave lain their missiles by .."Emily Dickinson Well hello there dear followers, it has been a while! Two seasons to be precise so let's have a catch up. If you hark back to the start of this save back in La … Continue reading La Libération de Caen #7: a perfect storm?
There are two myths surrounding football in the First World War. One, that everybody suddenly downed tools and had a kickabout with the Germans on Christmas Day in 1914 and two, that British soldiers played footie as they walked across no-man's lands towards the German machine guns. In actual fact, they were both true but … Continue reading Remembrance day special: Walter Tull, football hero
So after 2209 hours (or about 92 days) of gameplay over two editions it's all done with the quintuple, ending with the FA Cup final win over Liverpool and a bloody perfect save-ending win in the Champions League final against City at the Bernabaeu, oh yeah baby 🙂 Whilst I am sad to see the … Continue reading Heathens Global #12: final save review (aka the anatomy of an obsession)
Just a short blog here with lots of piccies due to work stuff, but as the title says we only went and bloody did it, winning the league by 11 points and also the FA Cup in an absolute battering of Everton who barely had a shot on target, oh yeah baby 🙂 It would … Continue reading Heathens Global #11: make mine a (League and FA Cup) double
When I think of this youth development angle, I recall my son at the age of five handing me a lump of brown plasticine with bits of dog hair in it telling me with a massive smile that it was a spaceman. He was so chuffed I didn't have the heart to tell him it … Continue reading Heathens Global #10b: Our Prodigal Sons (part 2)