Here’s the thing about supporting teams in 2 teams different sports located at opposite ends of the globe- you don’t expect their worlds will collide! This morning I awoke to find … Continue Reading From West Yorkshire to San Francisco Bay…
In 1960 a Liverpool based promoter named Allan Williams arranged a residency in Hamburg for a little know Rock n’ Roll band called The Beatles, it was here that John, … Continue Reading The Exodus to the Bundesliga Continues
In the autumn of 1993 as Graham Taylor’s World Cup bid turned to dust Sky Sports’ Richard Keys hosted a post-mortem as English football looked to the future. Then Leeds … Continue Reading Is the Winter Break finally going to happen?
On Friday and 4 months late Ross Barkley finally joined Chelsea. At his unveiling Chelsea Director Marina Granovskaia beamed a huge smile as Barkley put pen to paper and with … Continue Reading Barkley’s big chance
Tonight sees the third round of the worlds oldest cup competition get under way. Recent years have not been too kind to the FA Cup- the competition no longer represents … Continue Reading A Season in need of the FA Cup
It’s the year 2030 and pundits are still arguing whether or not England should recall Jack Wilshere; Never have so many words been typed by so many about someone who … Continue Reading Wilshere back in the fold?
It was to no great surprise this week when West Brom called time on Tony Pulis’ 3 year reign at The Hawthorns. West Brom have been plummeting since they peaked … Continue Reading Pulis Sacking Unsurprising, Allardyce Rumours uninspiring.
Most of us have a club for whom we have a soft spot; that’s to say a team you don’t support but like so long as they’re playing someone else. … Continue Reading Bilic sacking sympthomatic of a club lost
Imagine my annoyance on Tuesday afternoon when I was finishing off an article on the Premier League sack race and before publishing it Leicester City beat me to the punch, … Continue Reading Shakespeare sacking no surprise
So far this Arsenal have won all their home games and lost both their away matches without scoring and given their record at Stamford Bridge this looked a home banker, … Continue Reading Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal: Wenger proves a point
As Roy Hodgson prepares to re-enter the dugout with Crystal Palace how did his England predecessors get on when they left Wembley? Bobby Robson Unlike his successors Robson had already … Continue Reading Life after England
It’s Groundhog Day at Arsenal, after the usual loss at Stoke came the gutless first visit to a top 6 rival. The build up was dominated by two selection shocks, … Continue Reading Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal: It’s grim up North London
Winners Phil Jones Who’d have thought it, Phil Jones has been excellent this season. Fitting neatly into Mourinho’s land of the giants Jones has benefited from his manager’s unwillingness to … Continue Reading England’s winner and losers Premier League Week 2
On Thursday lunchtime Gareth Southgate will announce his first England squad of the season. International squad announcements are usually followed by a collective groan. It’s the signal that a fledging … Continue Reading England Squad Announcement- Why fans should care
The first Monday Night Game of the season started with fireworks before kick off leading to a hazy smog around the Etihad Stadium. But the expected fireworks on the pitch gave … Continue Reading Man City 1-1 Everton: Rooney makes his point
The impossible job? Managers always say they don’t want to manage England but many have been called and very few turn it down. So which big names almost got the … Continue Reading Almost England Manager