Ah shit, here we go again… After a summer where the football never really ended, but the world’s chances of a prosperous future took a severe nosedive; where puce-faced men vented their spleens at the arrogance of the US Women’s national team and, with no hint of irony, talked up their chances of giving Serena […]Read More Premier League 2019/20 Season Preview
*Extremely Jeremy Corbyn on his return to parliament following the 2017 General Election voice* We’re back – and we’re ready to do it all over again. You can have your Benjamin Pavard screamers and your Iranian somersault throw-ins. Keep your German exits and your England penalty shootout wins. Because Southampton 0-0 Burnley on a drizzly […]Read More As You Were: Premier League Week One Talking Points
Summer romances are all well and good, but after a blistering month of sunshine and superb football, Russia has become little more than a speck in the distance (and a severe threat to global democracy) as the domestic season gears up to start all over again. The decision to move the closure of the transfer […]Read More Premier League 2018/19 Season Preview
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
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. Ahead of the 2013/14 season, Sir Alex Ferguson’s illustrious spell at Manchester United came to an end. After 27 years and 13 Premier League titles, the […]Read More PL25: The Chosen One (2013/14)
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 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.