profile image

Vince Raison

Writer, co-founder of digital magazine and website Deserter

Vince has written for variety of broadcasters online and in 2014 co-founded digital magazine and website Deserter.

England's Balloon Set To Rise This Summer

We are a strange breed. For a nation with a high patriotic regard for itself, we don't half apologise a lot. We're not fond a boastful winner either. We like a trier. In truth, we're more Eddie The Eagle than Richard The Lionheart.
17/06/2016 10:45 BST

Northern Ireland's Bite Is As Formidable As Their Bark

Northern Ireland's hopes aren't pinned on brilliant mavericks, no matter how much fun they are. They're built on everyone doing their bit for the team, like honeybees, working for their queen. But honeybees in a 4-4-2 formation playing a strong pressing game.
17/06/2016 10:44 BST

Why Wales Could Be On Cloud Nine This Summer

The Welsh are a proud bunch. Proud of their beautiful country, proud of their history and culture, proud of having a ruddy great dragon on their flag. But right now they are very proud of their superb football team. And it's not even their favourite sport. That's just taking the Mick...
17/06/2016 10:42 BST

Scotland's Plans For Summer (Not Including Football)

There's a misconception going round that Scots will be sitting at home quietly fuming right now. After all, they're the ones with the empty calendar this summer. But nothing could be further from the truth...
17/06/2016 10:41 BST