A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

The Death of Football.


I am a football fan. This, dear reader, is a well documented fact. Now to some reading that, it will be natural to assume that if I’m not watching Sky … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 8 Comments

The Great Game. Or not.


I am one of that lucky breed of individuals who has ended up doing a job, if you can call it that, which just happens to revolve around one of … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

This Band of Brothers…


Today is the 6th of June. A date which in the history of the world, will forever hold a special significance. For it is of course, the anniversary of the … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

The time for football’s lip service is over. Why and how fans must force change.


From the issue of safe standing to the Justice for the 96 campaign, there has been much talk recently of the lack of supporter involvement in football. More specifically, discussions … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Goodbye 2013… You were the year that was!


So that’s it, almost done. Another year, another 12 months of highs and lows which when bundled together, forge the latest instalment of the soap opera that is my life. … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

Book signings? That’ll be a no…. mostly.


When I first became an author, one of the things I looked forward to was the opportunity to go on book tours. These, I imagined, would be huge affairs where … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

The rise of Udinese B – part 2


A few months ago I wrote a couple of blogs about the loan situation at Watford and the fact that it was causing so much angst to so many. Now, … Continue reading

July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment