“It’s coming home, it’s coming home, it’s coming, Football’s coming home ” – So goes the ever popular 1996 “Three Lions” song. So when did the three lions symbol come to be used as England’s royal arms and therefore on the England team shirts ? The answers is somewhat surprising and reveals why in the past we might’ve been singing “three leopards on a shirt”
In this article we share with you some “suitable chants” in Guernsey French, as given to us in a GFC programme in the 2016 season.
Psychology 101 : “Teams wearing red are more likely to win” – True or apocryphal observation ?
If you’re a football fan then you’ll be able to relate to the agonies of watching penalty shootouts when used to decide a game. But does a goalie ever stand a chance and what can he do to help himself ?
The Beautiful Game, complete with even medieval hooligans, is older than you might think.
Golf is one of those games that is often seen as rather elitist. In this article we try to answer some of the questions surrounding this rather odd sport.
Those cute little dimples on golf balls aren’t just for decoration. They have a very real practical use.
Answers to some of the amusing questions and fluff we muse on from time to time like : Why are typewriter keys layed out as they are ? ; How exactly does asprin find a headache ? ; Why is the Earth’s core still hot ?
The scoring system in modern Tennis is pretty odd … “Deuce”, “love”, “15-30-40”. So where did the game and the odd scoring system originate ?