In an alternate reality, supporters of the two sides fortunate enough to have fought their way through to the FA Cup final following last weekend’s semis at Wembley will have spent the week basking in the reflected glory of their teams, and lording it up over fans of clubs who no longer have anything to […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: The Ox and LeBoeuf with Henry Moeran
So after 686 matches played from The Hollow at Potton Town to the Etihad in Manchester, and 425 goals from the first round proper in December to the semi-finals in April, the 2017/18 FA Cup came to its conclusion on a sunny Saturday at Wembley Stadium. Since the final was moved to the early evening […]Read More FA Cup Final: The Talking Points
On a weekend that Sky Sports optimistically billed ‘Rivalry Weekend’, all twenty Premier League sides were in action ahead of FA Cup Quarter Finals and International fixtures that provide the last break in the season before the final run-in. For a handful of sides, this weekend’s fixtures were crucial to securing the psychological advantage of […]Read More Signal Thirtieth. Premier League Week 30 Review.
The arid wasteland of January is now a distant memory, and a year jam-packed full of sporting goodness is well underway. The Winter Olympics in South Korea, currently being dominated by Germany, have already given us the unforgettable sight of the North Korean Figure Skating Ultras haunting the dreams of all who regard them, their […]Read More Twenty-Seventh Seal. Premier League Week 27 Review.
Amidst the usual stories of big money moves, the regulation transfer of a player from Southampton to Liverpool and Arsenal’s standing as one of the biggest teams in the country being challenged once more, this January window has cast more light on the strange goings on at Chelsea. Having brought in Danny Drinkwater and Ross […]Read More Hey, Big Lenders!
Quicker than you can say “no, not that kind of parliamentary sovereignty”, the Premier League returned with another round of fixtures. With the games coming thick and fast, precious points were up for grabs to secure a place in the top four heading into Christmas, as well as a chance for teams at the bottom to […]Read More Edge of Seventeenth. Premier League Week 17 Review.
The final knockings of British Summertime are upon us. The leaves have turned from green to brown, the sky from blue to grey. The nights are drawing in and the mornings have become misty. Boiler repair companies up and down the country are gearing themselves up for their busiest time of the year, as the […]Read More Sixth Avenue. Premier League Week 6 Review.