Comment: ‘Girls simply get in the way when we try to watch football.’ Knew you’d like that.

Women-watching-sport-380x275You’ll like this. ‘Like’ as in ‘hate’. I’m not entirely sure where to begin, so I’m just going to pick out the ‘best’ bits of The 7 Worst Women to Watch Football with. (And just so we’re clear, we’re talking American Football here).

I’m not entirely sure how to explain what this article is about… oh, hang on, here we go, author Tyler Gildin explains: “Here is a list compiling the different types of girls that all pose their own threats in terms of sucking the fun out of a football game to the point where it seems like they are only there to piss you off.”

I knew you’d like it. Here’s some more.

We get that you are probably watching with us to be a part of an activity we truly view as special.”

Yup, that’s it. And we also like having the rules explained to us.

Having your girlfriend show interest is appreciated, but being interrogated every five minutes is no way to enjoy the game.”

Oh. Alright, how about family? Watching Thanksgiving football games with family okay with you? Like your mum (or, in this article’s case, ‘mom’, just so we’re all on the same page). “The woman that literally gave birth to you.” Er, yep, that’s the one.

“She thinks she is being a ‘cool Mom’ by high-five-ing you every time something good happens, when all you want her to do is shut the heck up and go check on the turkey.”

Ain’t you just the sweetest fella.

“I’m not saying that you can’t have a good time watching a football game with a girl.”

Why thank you.

Hey, let’s face it, all girls look sexy in a football jersey.”


So I got to this point and laughed. Probably just some muppet with a blog (pots, kettles…), I thought.

I’ll pay this man no mind and be on my merry way, shrugging my shoulders and shaking my head in bemusement, until… he’s a what?

My eyes scan the bottom of the page. You’ll like this, yeah, ‘like’ as in before.

The guy’s not only a professional stand-up comedian but also the ‘Humor Editor’ of the Elite Daily, from whence this very blog post came.

Even more fantastically there were also 139 Facebook ‘likes’, yeah, as in ‘like’.

I’ll leave that with you.

Read the full blog post (believe me there’s plenty more where that came from) at

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