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.
With hogmanay hangovers in the air, and the fresh hope of another arbitrary section of time ahead, the brutal festive football schedule came to a close over another elongated week. With the first multi-million pound transfer completed on the opening day of 2018, the tone has been set for the year ahead in which your […]Read More Twenty-Seconds. Premier League Week 22 Review.
As the book closes on another dreadful year, we’ve a chance to reflect on everything that has gone on around the world in the past twelve months and wonder ‘can it really get any worse?’. From Donald Trump’s inauguration, to seemingly endless terror attacks, from the Manchester bombing to Grenfell Tower and natural disasters across […]Read More Twenty First Century Digital Boy. Premier League Week 21 Review.
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.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Whether it be the absence of goals in football matches, as witnessed during last weekend’s international fixtures, the absence of top flight club football, as witnessed during last weekend’s international fixtures, or the absence of a blue tick on Twitter, as witnessed during this week’s crackdown on hate speech. […]Read More Twelfth of Never. Premier League Week 12 Review.
As October gives way to November, the great and good of the Premier League are gearing up for Halloween which has unfathomably become popular in Britain. Students will be wrapping themselves in the toilet roll they’ve stolen from their University library, actual grown-ups will painstakingly recreate costumes of their favourite film characters, and children will […]Read More Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out. Premier League Week 10 Review.
The 2017/18 season celebrates 25 years of the Premier League. To mark the occasion we’ll be taking a look at some of the more off-kilter moments from each season. This time out we’re looking at the 1997/98 season, and a bald eagle is nesting at Selhurst Park. Crystal Palace’s return to the Premier League in […]Read More PL25: The Bald Eagle Has Landed (1997/98)
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.
After just 77 days in charge, Frank De Boer became this season’s winner of The Sack Race as his contract as Crystal Palace manager was terminated. The Dutchman presided over four Premier League defeats, conceding seven and scoring none – the club’s worst start to a season in 93 years. Despite this, there are corners […]Read More How Soon Is Now?
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.