Category Archives: Football/Soccer

82. True Story.

I want to tell you a tale, possibly a short one, but true none the less. It is about the time I played for Newcastle United. Being a lifelong Ipswich Town fan of course I would have loved to have … Continue reading

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39. Coaching Soccer (Real Football)

I know the title of my blog is about wasting time. In the about me page I mention that it is really a look about where my life has gone. I’ve enjoyed every moment I’ve wasted. Which is why I’m … Continue reading

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34. Love/Hate

A while ago I posted about my first love, now as promised is part two, Love/Hate. I want to admit something now, it’s kind of hard to talk about, but as they say if you get it out in the … Continue reading

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15. Shirts for Goalposts

Times have changed, somethings for better, some for worse. I look at the way my kids relax and play when they are on their own time, they either have a cell phone in hand or are facebooking about something they heart … Continue reading

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8. Subbuteo Table Football

For those who remember the good old days when you could buy two fruit salad chews for a penny and wrestling was always on the TV after the football results on a Saturday, there were two options ways you could … Continue reading

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4. 1979-80 Panini Football Sticker Book

The following year after I sold my soul to Ipswich Town FC a strange thing happened. I decided to buy a copy of Shoot Magazine. I was not normally a Shoot reader. I’d recently been let down by my newsagent … Continue reading

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3. My Biology Project

1984 was a good year. The Toy Dolls released Nellie the Elephant, so all was well in the universe. Nothing ever could go wrong. I was going to County Upper School in Bury St.Edmunds and doing what all kids of … Continue reading

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1. Kevin Toms Football Manager

Once upon a time in a continent far far away. Lived a small boy who got a 48k spectrum computer and the world changed. Yes the 1k ZX81 was fantastic with its power to do nothing, but there did seek … Continue reading

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