Last weekend’s Scottish Cup Quarter-Finals saw Aberdeen secure their place as losing semi-finalists to Celtic, while Hibernian will face a tasty-looking Edinburgh derby thanks to Hearts’ shock victory over Rangers. The Gorgie Boys have been rooted to the bottom of the Scottish Premiership for most of the season, but Oliver Bozanic’s goal extinguished Steven Gerrard’s […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Saints and Sinners’ with Alan McCredie
On the 29th March 2019, the United Kingdom is (currently) scheduled to exit the European Union. To celebrate forty-six years of peacetime and prosperity in Europe, this season we’ll be profiling the footballing history of each remaining member of the EU, looking at some of their most iconic matches and the players that have left […]Read More Love Letters to the European Union: Rigamaroo
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.
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
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.
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 1996/97 season and Graeme Souness unearths a gem. Southampton’s escape on the last day of the 95/96 season was […]Read More PL25: George Weah’s Cousin (1996/97)