Football is a sport played the world over, and it is also probably the simplest sport in the world to play. A ball can be fashioned from a tin can if a real ball is not availablc, and who has not played with jumpers or school blazers doubling for goalposts? No kit available? Easy - shirts v skins. Who wins? The team that scores the most goals. It is this very simplicity that has made the sport the world's most popular to watch and to participate in. I know, technically , that apparently more people go fishing each weekend in Britain, but that hardly counts as a sport, more a pastime, and which small boy has ever pretended to his mates that he is Des Taylor?