Entries by Steve McKevitt from 12/2012

Football Crazy - Why I Blame the Parents

| Posted 12.04.2012 | UK Sport

It was Sunday afternoon. I was cold, wet and bored. And a 13-year-old boy had just called me a 'f***ing b*stard'... This is the kind of behaviour, completely unacceptable in the real world, that passes for normal in the world of kids' football.

Football Crazy - It's Becoming a Girls' Game

| Posted 12.17.2012 | UK Sport

Comparing boys football to girls in terms of quality is unfair. Girls' football is growing fast but there's so many more boys playing the game. In our league alone, there are 79 teams and around 1,200 boys. The equivalent girls' league is tiny in comparison. There are very good girl players, but there's a lot fewer of them.

Have You Got Everything Now For Christmas?

| Posted 12.20.2012 | UK Lifestyle

35 years later and another jet-pack-free Christmas is upon me, but this isn't the only way in which the future has failed to live up to expectations. These days we might be able to get everything now, but how much of it is worth having?