Football in a Soccer World – reflections on a weekend in New York City- Part 2: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos.

After all the fun of our breakfast time Arsenal watching (, Mrs Football Nerd and I spent the afternoon wandering through Manhattan’s Sunday street markets and watching the dance skaters in Central Park, before undertaking the long subway ride from Manhattan down to Coney Island. However It wasn’t the funfair or Nathan’s Famous Hotdogs that […]

Back at Brisbane Road

Back at the end of April, Mrs Football Nerd and I had gone to watch already-relegated Leyton Orient at home to Colchester United in their last home Football League game ( That game will always be remembered for the protests about then owner Francesco Becchetti whose inept, if not frankly malicious, stewardship of the club […]