With Manchester City having been dispatched in the Fifth Round, the remaining eight teams in this seasons FA Cup headed into the Quarter Finals with a sense that all was to play for. Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea, the three highest ranked sides left in the competition, were fortunate enough to avoid each other […]Read More FA Cup Quarter Finals – The Talking Points
The Foreign Secretary this week demonstrated his nous for such an integral role in the British government by waving away concerns over the impact of Brexit on the Irish border by plucking the nonsensical comparison of London boroughs out of the air. “There is no border between Islington, Camden and Westminster. There is no border between Camden and […]Read More Twenty-Ninth Sunday In Ordinary Time. Premier League Week 29 Review.
The old adage goes that Tragedy + Time = Comedy but, for all the criticism you can levy at the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump’s commitment to streamlining that process certainly is incredible. In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, where seventeen people were killed by a gun-toting Al Capone wannabe […]Read More You’re Going To Twenty-Eighth This. Premier League Week 28 Review.
As the season approaches the business-end, presumably the point at which players start to take copious amount of cocaine and leer at female colleagues whilst their managers overlook anyone that isn’t white, middle-class and middle-aged for first-team places, the FA Cup begins to brutally sort the wheat from the chaff. Already the fourth round replays […]Read More FA Cup Fifth Round – The Talking Points
With Premier League clubs setting a new recording for January deadline day spending this week, it seems the thirst for a transformative mid-season signing is greater than ever. A total of £150m was spent on Wednesday, taking the month’s total to £430m and introducing a host of new faces to England’s top division. As Manchester […]Read More Safety In Numbers
The forecast ahead of this weekend’s Premier League action made for grim reading. After Ophelia left a wake of destruction in its path across Ireland at the beginning of the week, Brian appeared on the horizon promising to wreak havoc across England, Scotland and Wales. Wind speeds as high as 84mph were recorded, while severe […]Read More Ninth Circle of Hell. Premier League Week 9 Review.