Welcome, one and all, to our new feature for the 2019/20 season, Losing My Favourite Game, where football fans from all walks of life come together to wallow in the one thing that unites us all: the pain of defeat. Every week this season, we’ll be asking prominent voices from the world of football and beyond […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Talking About Madrid’ with Dan Tracey
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
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 arid wasteland of January is now a distant memory, and a year jam-packed full of sporting goodness is well underway. The Winter Olympics in South Korea, currently being dominated by Germany, have already given us the unforgettable sight of the North Korean Figure Skating Ultras haunting the dreams of all who regard them, their […]Read More Twenty-Seventh Seal. Premier League Week 27 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. Tottenham Hotspur were going great guns in the 2005/06 season under Martin Jol, and headed into the final game knowing a win would guarantee Champions League […]Read More PL25: Lasagna (2005/06)