Author: Each Game As It Comes

The Grass Roots Football Show

For the third year running, I made the trip up to the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham to attend the Grass Roots Football Show. This event is becoming an increasingly popular weekend in the football calendar both for coaches and players at Grass Roots level.

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Out of his skin: The John Barnes Phenomenon – Dave Hill

Earlier this year, in the football changing room on a Saturday afternoon, we were chatting about the infamous “Luis Suarez” saga. One of the more outspoken members of the team remarked on how out of character it was for a club who had a proud history to doing so much to promote racial equality. While there may be some truth over more recent times, it showed some sadly common ignorance of the past, particularly the years leading up to John Barnes signing for Liverpool.

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