Category Archives: Football deprived

A mug’s game

Technically last Satday it was Lesta’s turn. Okay I know I had seen them during the week but that was abroad. And Filbert Way has not yet been graced with the TLF presence this season. And the Mighty Saints were … Continue reading

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On the right track

Technically life in the FFZ (you should know what that is by now) is no laughing matter. But when the latest glitch in the sporting diary is down to being in Edinburgh for the Fringe…well that’s pretty funny. We weren’t … Continue reading

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Lear of the Rovers

The second weekend of being a FFZ (football free zone) arrives. A double tragedy as it coincides with King Lear (BOOM!) This lack of football is starting to addle the TLF little grey cells or else it was a very … Continue reading

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Pants!

Remember when Sir Gary of Lineker tweeted about presenting MOTD in his pants if Lesta won the League? Well actually there was a bit of a cover up (BOOM!) and the full tweet said: “I’ll present MOTD in my pants … Continue reading

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Signal failure

Sometimes the only solution to the combined traumas of a relegation battle and an improbable pursuit of a Premiership title is to run away. Escape to a rural idyl. Even if it’s a FFZ (football free zone) rural idyll, (which … Continue reading

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Rain (and dog) stopped play

Sometimes it is just not meant to be. Having successfully negotiated a Bank Holiday Monday football eggstravaganza (sorry), with a free pass to the full Hemel away experience (meet pub 10am for breakfast and pint, cab to somewhere for more … Continue reading

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Dr Foxtus

It is March. Mr TLF’s birthday is looming. So football is eschewed (BOOM!) for a trip to Shakespeare land and that other Theatre of Dreams, the RSC…all about being a selfless TLF and NOTHING to do with Lesta’s game being … Continue reading

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A mathematical certainty…..maybe

As has already been acknowledged, TLFs don’t do mafffs, numbers and wotnot. We do words. But following a further defeat for the mighty Saints and the news that the new gaffer thinks we need to win 7 or 8 games … Continue reading

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Non trivial

With apologies for the delay, ‘events dear readers…events.’ Let me take you back to Boxing Day. Technically TLF was not a HHHTLF (that’s HoHoHo TLF), with both my beloved Cities choosing to leave neatly wrapped away defeats under the tree … Continue reading

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What a difference a year makes….

With Christmas only two sleeps away, I thought it might be worth reviewing last year’s missive to the big man; Saint Nick, Father Christmas, the Present-Meister, Mr Claus…… December 2014 Dear Santa, After a year of being a very good … Continue reading

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