Thursday, 17 January 2008

Big league blogging

Being married to an American (a decidedly dissenting one), I'm always interested to see what the US angle on life is, football included. SoccerBlog is an interesting States-eye view of the world of big-time action... and odd bits of MLS, of course. Well, David Beckham, anyway. They've offered to lay off him in 2008. Quite right too. Given the general level of circus insanity surrounding the man, Becks remains a determined and consistently high quality player. The fact that Steve McClaren didn't recognise this until almost too late says it all. If only he was Scottish. (No, not McClaren!). As it happens I picked up a copy of Bend It Like Beckham in VHS at a local charity shop the other day. Ah yes, football films. Now there's a topic...

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