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Stupid Cupid: Six bitter sporting break-ups

Wipe away that mascara, put down that tub of ice-cream and stop waiting for the phone to ring. This way for your antidote to all that lovey-dovey crap.
Feb 14th 2012, 3:30 PM 1,566 0

LOVE IS IN the air, but if you’re single like TheScore this day can’t end soon enough.

Everywhere you look there are soppy couples, bunches of flowers and cards with photos of soft squidgy kittens and puppies getting crammed into envelopes.

Don’t feel lonely, get bitter.

Think of your ex-girlfriend or boyfriend and repeat after me: ‘grr, they’re so up themselves and I hate them so much.’

Of course, it wasn’t always that way.

Once upon a time you looked into their eyes and knew that you’d always be together.

Sure, things weren’t exactly perfect, but you were both happy.

One day, though, you notice that those professions of undying love tapered into Cristiano Ronaldo style fudging the issue:

‘well, yes for now I am fully comitted, but who knows what the future might bring… of course it is an honour to be linked with such a good looking person. For now though, I am definitely in a relationship.’

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You held out hope that he/she would be true to their word, honour their contract and kiss your badge for ever and ever.

You reeked of desperation and along came somebody with more money, a cooler car and better chances of winning the title.

All you were left with is hate and resentment.

Remember, you are not alone, here are six of the most painful dumping incidents in recent sports history.

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