By Chris Wright
Braga knocked off for the winter break with a 2-2 draw away against Maritimo after coming from 2-0 down to salvage a point with five minutes left to play.
Overcome with the rapturous joy of finishing up 2013 in seventh place in the Primeira Liga, a small gaggle of the Braga fans charged onto the pitch at full-time, with one particularly rowdy pitch invader catching the eye – largely because she was of the septuagenarian persuasion and chortled merrily as she was escorted back to the stands by the Maritimo stewards…
Will football ever be able to fully rid itself of this scourge of elderly hoodlums? Not in our lifetimes, we fear.