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Football (again)

It's rather good having "dual nationality." All the Spanish World Cup games are on the terrestrial channels so we were able to watch Spain win, but fail to demolish Honduras as they should have, in the comfort of our own living room. The bulk of the live games though are only available on the equivalent of Sky Sports. Today, to see England play football  for the first time this competition, we had to go to the local boozer where they have subscription TV.

Unfortunately it wasn't so straightforward. We went to the bar I use a lot. They have stickers all over the place to say that they have the subscription channels but it was a lie. Drinks in hand at 4pm some soppy B movie came on - the bar owner apologised profusely, they didn't have the right package. We drank up and went to the next nearest bar where England were in full flow. We weren't exactly welcomed and there was a moment of doubt when a regular customer wanted to see the USA/Algeria game which was on at the same time. Fortunately Maggie's fervour won out. As did the boys.


  1. Well, at least you could see as they were winning and going on to the following phase like seconds. Now is time to waiting....maybe Germany-England????


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