For many, football can be more than a passion. It’s an all-consuming obsession, linking our past to our present and our present to our future. Calendars are planned around the football season, and memories of major life events can be linked to the fixtures that took place around the same time. Few reflect this kind […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Sorry For Your Loss’ with Ed Bottomley
The official announcement of Virgil Van Dijk’s £75m transfer to Liverpool on New Year’s Day takes Southampton’s gross profit from player sales in the last five years close to £300m. In that same time, they’ve refreshed and restructured their squad using the vision of five different managers, trying to remain competitive in the Premier League […]Read More Death Of The Salesmen
Not content with groping hopefully through Brexit negotiations in an attempt to secure some semblance of a future for the United Kingdom, it has transpired this week that several notable MPs have been groping hopefully in the past too. Revelations that thirty-six Conservatives have been accused of ‘lurid behaviour’, including six cabinet ministers, come as […]Read More Eleventh! Premier League Week 11 Review.
The 2017/18 season celebrates 25 years of the Premier League. To mark the occasion we’ll be taking a look at some off the more off-kilter moments from each year of the Premier League. This time out we’re looking at the 1993/94 season, when a Silver Fox bit off more than he could chew. The inaugural […]Read More PL25: These Boots Are Made For Walker (1993/94)
Ladies and Gentlemen, like an adulterous father sloping back into your life after spending the summer wining and dining his mistress in Kings Lynn, the Premier League has returned and it’s more opulent than ever. England’s finest have been spending money like it’s (literally, if some Brexperts are to be believed) going out of fashion […]Read More Premier League 2017/18 Season Preview