Baku from the brink, part one

I’m working on securing a first hand account of the Baku debacle from more of a football perspective, but for those of you who can’t wait or have a wider interest, here’s what my friend Aapo had to say about his Caucasian adventure. The lengths people will go to so they can pay homage to the greatest figure in English football history….


2 Responses

  1. Thanks for the plug, Egan. The match itself was certainly among the most pointless experiences of my boring life. It was freezingly cold in the stadium and I was without a coat. I had eaten nothing, and was sober too. And did anyone mention that the football was crap?

    For the Azeris, it was their greatest victory ever. I’m always glad when my motherland is making other nations happy.

    I gave them my blue and white jersey.

  2. I’ve always found relying on football for entertainment to be a fruitless endeavour, so I’m glad you found other things to make the trip worthwhile.

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