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A break from the football is what die-hard fans like me need

1 month ago   |   By The Spectator

Coronavirus is a matter of life and death for many. Football, despite that famous bit of nonsense spouted by Bill Shankly, isn't anywhere near as important as that. For millions of supporters around the world, though, the absence of the sport has left a big hole in their lives. I should know because I'm one of these sad cases.
I've been an avid football fan since I was kid. It was Italia 90's combination of Gazza's tears, Toto Schillachi's crazy eyes and Carlos Valderrama's mad hair that hooked me. For more than 20 years, I have been a Brentford season ticket holder (I'm legally obliged to...
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