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Patience is not the first word that comes to mind when I think about sports but it’s a quality that both sportsmen and spectators need. It was epitomised in Alastair Cook’s epic innings which lasted for 13 hours and 56 minutes, which according to a BBC article, is the time that it takes Wayne Rooney to earn £24,881. (I do love irrelevant factoids.) Continue reading


QPR crushBirmingham City’s performance at QPR was definitely not embarrassing.  See the club’s YouTube channel for a good summary by Paul Tait.1 Our support was not embarrassing either; we had about 1700 there, crammed into the upper tier of the School End.  And I do mean crammed; leg room between seats was limited and at half time it was almost impossible to move in the narrow corridor that serves as a concourse area. The photo on the right shows how crowded it was. Continue reading