Football paled into insignificance this weekend, as a heart-wrenching tragedy unfolded at the King Power Stadium following Leicester City’s match with West Ham United. As he does after every home match, Foxes owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha boarded his private helicopter in the centre of the pitch along with two business associates and two flight crew. Moments after […]Read More Fantastic Mr. Fox. Premier League Week 10.
“I think we’re capable of beating anybody when we’re on the top of our game. I don’t think we were on top of our game today, so that’s good because there’s room to grow and improve.” Eddie Howe’s comments after Bournemouth’ last outing before the international break spoke volumes about the high standard the Cherries […]Read More Cherry-Coloured Fun: How AFC Bournemouth Are Becoming a Finishing School for Young British Talent.
The penultimate weekend of Premier League action brought promise of resolution for some of this season’s most pressing issues. Among them was the FIGHT to become the best of the worst, along with the TUSSLE for mid-table mediocrity. Would Manchester City break any and all available records? Could Manchester United secure that second place that […]Read More Killer On Thirty-Seventh Street. Premier League Week 37 Review.
The transfer window circus came to a close on Wednesday night, with Arsenal, Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund partaking in the most extravagant three-way since Elton John, David Furnish and [Redacted] proved they were very much Ready For Love. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrived in North London having spent the last month telling the Dortmund bosses they weren’t […]Read More Down For The Twenty-Fifth Time. Premier League Week 25 Review.
It’s the second weekend of January, so it’s around the time that everyone’s New Year’s resolutions go out of the window, if they haven’t already. There’s every chance that gym membership was cancelled this weekend, or that two-week streak of sobriety came to an end. Perhaps you’d vowed to learn a new language and spent […]Read More Twenty-Third and Third. Premier League Week 23 Review.
Breakthrough was the watchword in England and the United Kingdom this week. First, the Premier League clubs looking to progress IN Europe all went through, barring an Allardyce-less Everton who’s ill-fated Europa League campaign was doomed before the nights started drawing in. Bizarre that Big Sam should miss a trip to Cyprus, given his love […]Read More Sixteenth Century Greensleeves. Premier League Week 16 Review.
Once in every generation there comes a face-off for the ages, a clash of the titans, the chance to see the finest sportsmen battle it out to prove themselves the best the world has seen, athletes in their physical prime, mentally sharp, toned to perfection, drilled to within an inch of their lives with an […]Read More Set Fire To The Third Bar. Premier League Week 3 Review.