While 700,000 people marched on London in a bid to convince the British government to reconsider the multi-lorry pile-up that the current “plan” for Brexit appears to be, and 1,200 people attended Nigel Farage’s Leave Means Leave rally in Harrogate, a further 298,139 were spending their Saturday afternoons reacquainting themselves with the Premier League. After […]Read More Bluebirds Over The Mountain. Premier League Week 9 Hitters & Shitters
We are living in a time of spin. Whether it’s a football manager turning a 3-0 home defeat into a reminder of how many league titles they’ve won, or the right-wing press turning the incompetence of a nation’s leader into a show of strength and steel, we can no longer judge anything at face value. […]Read More Maddison Avenue: Premier League Week Six 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.
With the transfer window now closed, the Premier League returned to normal service this weekend, with plenty of managers undoubtedly experiencing that sinking feeling you get when you come home from the shops and realise you’ve forgotten to pick something up. Antonio Conte probably meant to get some stationery so he could draft his letter […]Read More Comrade’s Twenty-Sixth. Premier League Week 26 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.
There’s nothing quite like coming back from a holiday. Opening the door and being greeted by the familiar smell of home, sorting through the post after you’ve put the kettle on to make a brew, settling down into the grooves of your favourite armchair, flicking through the papers to see that, yes, the world is […]Read More Here’s To The Fourth Time! Premier League Week 4 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.
It starts with that familiar feeling. Nerves and excitement intermingle. You’re counting down the hours at work, checking the clock every few minutes. Time seemingly standing still, then…the sweet release, the idle hours between leaving the office and arriving at the pub you’ve agreed on beforehand. Apprehension. The fear of disappointment. You flash into the […]Read More Do You Remember The First Time? Premier League Week One Review