Liverpool Football Club just went out in the Champions League Final to the terrifyingly good looking Spanish team Real Madrid. I can only chalk it up to one of two things: bad luck for Liverpool, or Real Madrid’s deal with the devil finally paying off. We lost Salah some thirty minutes into the game because Ramos took him out (my brother later texted me he … Continue reading Liverpool V Madrid (being a good loser)
Things I’ve actually said to children under the age of 12: “One rule guys, when we score, we lose our minds!!!!!” “YOU need to score a bicycle kick right now!” “I need 100 goals from you in the next shift” Things children have said to me: “What’s a bicycle kick?” “I’m cold and dizzy” “Who do you keep calling Marisa? I’M Marisa!” I feel that … Continue reading I’m that Maniac Coach
Uruguay… doing whatever it takes to win games. Luis Suarez is one of the best strikers in world football and Liverpool Football Club has him. Some major players have recurring problems with injury, confidence, or just morality. The clubs signing these players realize the risk and have to factor it in to the “deal”. You can pay a lot of money for a player … Continue reading Luis Suarez – Biter Extraordinaire!
It all began when I was in Haiti… My wife and I had taken a group of high school students from our native Canada to Haiti to do some relief work in a place where friends of ours lived when I discovered “The Beautiful Game”. I was dressed in semi-formal clothes wearing semi-formal shoes (I had been working with some of the church leaders I … Continue reading My Love Affair with Liverpool Football Club