The obligatory “Nobody really cares, but I have this sort of bittersweet, blurred-around-the-edges childhood soccer memory that is tangentially apropos to England tanking” feel-good World Cup post.

England blew it today.  Not surprising really, what with a number of their stars injured or not playing particularly well.  Still, when you pin your hopes on a 20 year old hothead who then gets red-carded for stepping on a guy’s crotch and pushing an opposing player (a teammate on his club team) who took […]