Football Legend

Fat Ronaldo completes last phase of greatness

Oh, maniac alert…


Great football players have two things in common. 1. Tremendous skills, and 2. Total insanity. We’ve all heard the stories about Gazza marching around hotels demanding ham, or Maradona plunging his face into mountainous piles of freshly chopped cocaine. Hell, even Pele thought it not at [...]

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Where Sport Meets Porn

Paul Gascoigne and Ally McCoist are very close friends

Rangers strikers can’t help but show their love for one another

Gazza and Ally McCoist

During a 1996 Scottish FA Cup match between Rangers and Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Tannadice Park, Gazza and Ally McCoist accidentally clashed heads, giving the latter a burst lip. To make [...]

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Not everyone entirely sympathetic to Paul Gascoigne’s plight

Writing in the Times, Simon Barnes describes Paul Gascoigne’s last few weeks as an increasingly unhinged guest at a Gateshead hotel, including the line “Gascoigne, 40, had apparently also spent hours in his room playing on a Nintendo Wii handheld computer game console.”

One reader’s reaction to this harrowing account? “The only one comment I [...]

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