Bookninja links to an article on the World Cup of Writers. I was particularly surprised to see that fine literary SFF writer Graham Joyce playing in goal!
I love the bit about some guy reciting the end of Tennyson’s ULYSSES in a pre-match huddle. Do you reckon that's what they do in Millwall FC's dressing room around 2.50pm? Nah, they're clearly more Wordsworth fans. You can imagine the lads and the WAGs getting together in the drawing room after the game for brandy and Lyrical Ballads before moving on to the Taj Mahal for a lager and a Lamb Bhuna.