A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

The two main reasons why Brazil 2014 went so horribly wrong for the English.


So that’s that then. Another world cup done and dusted. Thankfully, as it should be, the best team won. Talented, efficient and deadly when the chips were down, Germany were … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stephen Lawrence – the question no one dare ask.


I awoke this morning to the news that Doreen Lawrence, mother of the murdered teenaged Stephen Lawrence, is to meet the Home Secretary today to receive assurance that the two … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · 3 Comments

Missing in action.


As a few people might have noticed, I have been missing in action of late. Well, at least when it comes to blogging. I won’t go into the reasons why … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Watford FC: so close but thankfully so far.


OK, the dust has settled so my thoughts on yesterday and Watfords trip to Wembley for the richest game in football, for what they’re worth. As a Watford fan, it … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

English for English. It’s common sense!


I was going to write a long rant this morning about a subject which over this last year, has become an increasing source of not just irritation, but actual anger. … Continue reading

December 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

Nets, coins, hooligans… you couldn’t make it up. But you don’t have to.


Over the years, I have heard a lot of people talk absolute bollocks about the issue of hooliganism and in particular, the reasons why certain individuals behave as they do. … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Black players union… more like a kick in the balls to the fans.


A week or so ago, I blogged about the issue of racism in the wake of the awful events in Serbia and quoted quite a lengthy passage from my own … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 5 Comments