“You could always tell there was something special about Danny, and he was destined to go a long way, so it is no surprise to me to see him doing so well. He’s very smart. He always had a plan.” Steve King, Concord Rangers They’ve been the most talked about management duo in England’s lower […]Read More The Size of a Cowley: The Legacy Left by Danny & Nicky, and What Their Departure Means for Lincoln City.
The Premier League was somewhat overshadowed this weekend by the second leg of the Copa Libertadores in Buenos Aires, where fierce rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors were scheduled to resume hostilities on Saturday night after a 2-2 draw at Boca’s La Bombanera a fortnight ago. In scenes of civil disobedience that made Brexiteers’ threats […]Read More When A Cock Crows. Premier League Week 13 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
And so, just like that, the Premier League season is over. Though it may not have been a classic, there have still been some joyous moments along the way, and with the final ball kicked yesterday, we’re going to take an opportunity to look back on our predictions, review each club’s season, and grimace at […]Read More Premier League 2017/18 Season Review
The penultimate weekend of Premier League action brought promise of resolution for some of this season’s most pressing issues. Among them was the FIGHT to become the best of the worst, along with the TUSSLE for mid-table mediocrity. Would Manchester City break any and all available records? Could Manchester United secure that second place that […]Read More Killer On Thirty-Seventh Street. Premier League Week 37 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.
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
It’s Christmas Party season and offices across the country will spend the weeks leading up to Christmas festooned with booze-induced shame, from dancing on tables in front of your boss and vomiting all over the receptionist to giving yourself ‘blackface’ to imitate a basketball player. If you think that last example only applies to Antoine […]Read More Eighteenth With A Bullet. Premier League Week 18 Review.
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.
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