I think the reason my personal love affair with football has lasted so long has a lot to do with its innate weirdness. There are so many strange little wtf aspects to the modern game that it's hard to know where to start, so I suggest we try and compile a list type thing of some of the best. And we can talk about them too: the sort of things that can bond two football loving strangers in a pub, bus or submarine but would draw quizzical looks from a non-football liking partner of several decades. Steve Bruce has published several murder mystery novels Marco Boogers going crazy and running off to live in a caravan Ray Parlour sitting down in Eileen Drewey's chair, leaning back, looking up at her and saying "Short back and sides please, love" and being immediately dispatched into international wilderness forever as a result. Dr Jo Venglos The Do I Not Like That documentary and all the quotes from it "Will you tell your mate he's just lost me my job?"