Posts tagged: Manchester United

Losing

I’ve been fortunate enough to see my team, Aston Villa, play at Wembley three times. In 1994 we won the Legaue Cup, beating Manchester United 3-1, and two years later we beat Leeds 3-0 to win the same trophy again. They were great, unforgettable days. (The less said about the third occasion, a 1-0 defeat [...]

Why Africa wasn’t watching the Africa Cup of Nations

On Sunday night we decided to go to the pub to watch the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. There are dozens of bars in Nairobi with big screens which show football. How hard could it be to find one showing Africa’s biggest football match? As it turned out, pretty much impossible. Ghana versus [...]