A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

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

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

Hillsborough. The ugly truth everyone is avoiding.


Out of respect for the families, I had no intention of commenting on the issue of Hillsborough primarily because everything I’ve had to say has been said in print many … Continue reading

September 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

Dear Daily Mail, an open letter from an ex-reader.


Dear Daily Mail, Re: the photograph on the left. As I type this, Britain is enjoying what will surely go down as one of the great events of the modern age. … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · 3 Comments

My miserable blogging performance.


Grovelling apologies for my lack of blogs lately. I could throw myself on your mercy and beg forgiveness but if you know anything about me, you’d know it wouldn’t be … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Why today is the real test for EURO 2012.


So, it’s underway. Thus far the games have all been great and thankfully we’ve seen barely any of the racism that was so feared pre-tournament. What we have seen however, … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment