It has been an extremely busy week and so, with that in mind (and to offer a very brief respite from blogging), here is a round up of the various pieces that have been on Polly's Pause for Sport and also some of my appearances elsewhere.
- Starting with last weekend. Pardaad Chamsaz gave us his poetic insight into modern football.
- I wrote a piece about the trouble that was seemingly brewing behind the scenes at Manchester City for backpagefootball.com. (City fans did not like it).
- There was my post on here about the role of technology in sport and whether football ought to follow suit.
- Then, following the shocking sacking of Chris Hughton, I offered my reactions over at backpagefootball.com.
- I went on to develop that piece with a post I did on here about the same incident.
- Over the weekend Dan Sabato kindly wrote a very interesting piece on the changing role of politics and wealth in modern day sport.
- I, meanwhile, wrote a piece about Jimmy Hogan, the forefather of total football for lesrosbifs.net.
- And finally, yesterday I did a piece for soccer-portal.org about the Carlos Tevez transfer request saga.
I would not be as lazy as to leave you with just that list, though. So I have also compiled part two of the video series 'The Good, The Bad and The Ugly'. This time the theme for the clips is goal celebrations. Enjoy.
The Good - Here is a montage of all the celebration from the inspired choreographers/Icelandic football team Stjarnan FC.
The Bad - This is a video of what, in terms of goal celebrations, can only be described as, in a word, fail.
The Ugly - Now this last clip could well have featured as the good, the bad or the ugly but I have gone for the latter. Bolo Zenden celebrating like a uncle at a wedding.
Thoughts, comments and opinions please...