Growing up, the dream was always to be a professional footballer.
Nothing captured the chaotic nature of what was going on around Norwich City's penalty area against Aston Villa better than the couple of minutes that Ibrahim Amadou was forced to defend whilst wearing only one boot.
Poor old Ralf Fahrmann.
"Would you like me to turn the television off while you eat?"
There can't be many more gratifying sights for a football supporter than seeing one of your team's players go down with cramp inside the final 10 minutes of a tense game.
Having spent two of the last three Sundays gripped by commentary of The Ashes on Test Match Special it's been reassuring to be reminded of the power of live sport on the radio.
Whatever has happened to West Ham United since Norwich City were last in the Premier League?
Norwich City's Premier League return has brought a veritable feast of goals so far but it isn't all fireworks, at least not for some of us.
Football commentators are supposed to be prepared.
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