The French

I've tried to bring up my children the right way. I've explained to them that the natural feelings of competitiveness that they feel whenever the French are mentioned are just genetic – it's part of being British Turns out, it goes the other way too… French coach Marc Lievremont believes he has an international consensus […]

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Schadenfreude - or should that be Joie de Dommage?

This from Brucey,   and then from the Telegraph, French meltdown almost as good as being there for the Irish. The inglorious exit, the players’ strike, Nicolas Anelka’s expulsion from the squad and the utter humiliation of Raymond Domenech. Come on, Ireland. It is time to confess. Have you all been sticking pins into a […]

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