Monthly Archives: June 2021

EUROPA 2020: Now it get’s real.

My Uncle Benny, when a football match reached its critical stage, used to rub his hands together and gleefully declare: “Jetzt geht’s um die Wurst”. (Now, it’s about the sausage). Euro 2020, as the delayed tournament is still called, … Read more...

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Is Southgate, Parker in disguise?

This post may be of little interest to those who don’t follow sport in general or football, (‘soccer’ to The Cousins), in particular. But then again, perhaps not…

Scott Parker
Gareth Southgate

Paul Merson – the ex-Arsenal footballer, now pundit Read more...

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A letter to The Editor

As my Faithful Reader from Battersea is prone to draw to my attention, it is not unknown for The Ericle to contain spelling mistakes, grammar errors and peregrinations of the ‘Eats, shoots and leaves’ variety. I am thus increasingly dismayed … Read more...

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