Tag Archives: football

Review: Total Action Football

Since Dylan and Xander discovered football, I’ve been looking forward to much. As well as kickabouts and watching it, there are plenty of games to enjoy together. Being ‘Captain Clumsy’ and ‘Captain Carnage’ respectively, they’re not ready for my childhood favourite yet but here’s a great alternative. Total Action Football is a five-a-side game that’s quick …

Copa Coca-Cola vlog

Today is a big day in the history of Diary of the Dad: I’m making my vlogging debut! I’ve been meaning to start for a while but haven’t got round to it until now. And what better start than an international football event including interviews with three World Cup Winners, eh? As I mentioned yesterday, I …

Copa Coca-Cola

Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend the Copa Coca-Cola. It’s the world’s biggest grassroots football initiative with around 1.3 million teenagers from over 60 countries competing for the right to participate in an international training camp and, of course, play in the tournament that gives the event its name. This year’s event was the …

The man in the middle

When I was 15, I earned a little extra money refereeing kids’ football matches. I completed a Football Association qualification, persuaded my mum and dad to buy me all the necessary kit and soon found myself knee-deep in mud every Sunday. I was surrounded by kids who, for the most part, loved it and played the game with …

She-Ra take a bow

It struck me the other day that I’ve posted a couple of pictures of the newest addition to our family on here but haven’t written about her yet. Very remiss of me, especially as I think she’s going to  inspire a number of posts with the shenanigans she gets up to. Meet our new kitten, She-Ra! She’s been …