Posts Tagged ‘subbuteo’

Episode #10: US Nats, Subbuteo, Beckham and More

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Falling between World Cup qualifiers, episode #10 of Four At The Back features discussion of the US Nats’ loss in Costa Rica and a look ahead to the game with Honduras. Also, the best subbuteo player in the country, Zach Walker, is our guest (visit the American Subbuteo Association to find out more about this fun game). We’ll also talk about Toronto FC’s upcoming friendly with Real Madrid and Dan gets his David Beckham hate on.

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Also, many thanks to Brian Lewis of the New York Post for giving us some love in his soccer blog about last week’s interview with Shep Messing.

Wee Lads

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Tremendous photo of some great craftsmanship from the Daily Telegraph:

Subbuteo 3, Me 0

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

So I played subbuteo for the first time in a few years (and first time ever with someone who knew what they were doing, my new friend Lee) on Saturday. My son and I went to his house (where he has a great table) and played a few games while watching English soccer on Fox Soccer Channel.

It did not go well for me, as Lee beat me, 3-0, my son beat me, 3-1 and then Lee beat me 5-0. The only goal I scored was an own goal and I missed a penalty. Completely. I missed the ball.

It was kinda fun and I can tell it would be a lot of fun in a social situation. I’m absolutely not any good at it, but hopefully we will get the chance to play again.