The worlds of politics and football reached peak 2018 this week as, in the UK, Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab publicly revealed that he had only just realised the importance of the Dover-Calais crossing for trade into the country. Just to reiterate, the person responsible for engineering the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union didn’t […]Read More Venezuelan Train. Premier League Week 12 Hitters & Shitters.
Previously we covered ten of the worst things about Russia 2018, from Neymar’s histrionics to the fact this might be the last acceptable World Cup for eight years, but that’s enough scorn-pouring for one summer. Despite the premature calls that this World Cup was set to go down as one of the worst ever, a […]Read More World Cup 2018: The Hitlist
Last week, Premier League clubs voted against the introduction of Video Assistant Referees to the league, instead preferring to observe another season of the system being used in the domestic cup competitions in order to make an educated decision as to whether to implement VAR in the future. With the new technology coming under severe […]Read More The Story So VAR…
As the season approaches the business-end, presumably the point at which players start to take copious amount of cocaine and leer at female colleagues whilst their managers overlook anyone that isn’t white, middle-class and middle-aged for first-team places, the FA Cup begins to brutally sort the wheat from the chaff. Already the fourth round replays […]Read More FA Cup Fifth Round – The Talking Points
Football’s oldest cup competition returned this weekend, and with it further chances of England’s lower league teams to write their own headlines. With ten of the sixteen fourth round ties pitting teams from different levels of the league pyramid against each other there was plenty of opportunity abound for upsets. Here are the talking points. […]Read More FA Cup Fourth Round – The Talking Points