Category Archives: Sport

My ‘2021 in 2021’. MARCH: ‘Warm & Cold’

METRICS

CYCLED: 355 Miles REMAINING: 1666 Miles

MARCH MILES: 145 Miles

Raised so far: £952 (21 Supporters) To reach target: £1069

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My ‘2021 in 2021’: FEBRUARY

METRICS

CYCLED: 210 Miles REMAINING: 1811 Miles

FEBRUARY MILES: 71 Miles

Raised so far: £861 (21 Supporters) To reach target: £1160

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My ‘2021 in 2021’ Challenge

Cycling In A Pandemic

Aug. 2020: Hampton Court
(En route to The New Forest)

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I want to ride my bicycle
I want to ride my bike
I want to
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2018 WORLD CUP: The Ericle’s Round-By-Round Review

FINAL

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VIVE LA FRANCE!

FRANCE was the best team at the 2018 World Cup Finals and is the worthy winner. Bravo !

Russia’s World Cup was a sumptuous footballing feast – a global tournament that more than did justice to … Read more...

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The Ericle’s 2018 World Cup bets: Update

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Wagers to date:  £151

Open Bets: £10

WON/LOST: +£14.69 (net)

OVERALL WINNER (Bets placed 13/6)

£5 each on FRANCE + ENGLAND  WON £28.61  (BETS LAYED OFF AFTER QUARTERFINALS)

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GAME BETS*: Groups/£2/Rof16: £3/Quarters: £4/Semis: £5/Final £10

FINALS

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Every 4 years The Ericle pulls out his Willie

Every 4 years, at about this time, I make a point of pulling out my Willie. That’s my World Cup Willie, of course, the mascot of the England football team that competed for and won the 1966 World Cup. (Well, … Read more...

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AN ERICLE EXCLUSIVE: World-Of-Cricket Map Redrawn

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The Start Of An Affair

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On this day, 62 years ago, I went to Craven Cottage for the first time. This was the second professional football match that I had attended. On the 17th September I had been taken to see Chelsea, the reigning … Read more...

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Football dreams.

Sub-titled: Everything you need to know about football but were afraid to ask.

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Psychotherapists love to hear about their clients’ dreams. Mine is no exception. Last week I had two dreams that involved the England football team. As a consequence … Read more...

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It’s time to kick professional football where it hurts.

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Just when you think the FIFA World Cup saga could not drag ‘The Beautiful Game’ any lower, another revelation sets a new low. As if it wasn’t bad enough that Russia & Qatar bought the 2018 & 2022 Finals, and … Read more...

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