A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

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

Why we will never see an end to racism in the UK.


The other evening, whilst taking part in a late-night radio debate on the disgraceful scenes in Serbia, I was asked if I thought we would ever see an end to … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Why I’m the Forrest Gump of Lad-Lit (and a moan about EURO 2012)


As a writer who doesn’t exactly shy away from contact with the outside world, I receive a steady stream of emails from people asking me questions. These range from requests … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chelsea FC – The Samantha Brick of football.


Not for the first time, the great game finds itself dragged into the news for all the wrong reasons. Thanks to Ashley Young and his shameful theatrics for Manchester United … Continue reading

April 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Football’s fascists have finally gone too far.


I will be the first to admit that I am something of a grumpy bastard and that I spend my days moaning about subjects ranging from the failure of HM … Continue reading

December 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

When it comes to racism in football, are players the really guilty ones?


Like many people, I was stunned and amazed by FIFA president Sepp Blatters’ recent comments regarding racism and the fact that it can be addressed with a simple handshake. Although … Continue reading

November 18, 2011 · 1 Comment