Though we might barely be two months into the new season, the nights are already drawing in, the Saturday afternoons are getting colder, and teams beginning to nestle into the comfort of midtable are already allowing their eyes to wander to that most glorious of distractions from the slog of a league campaign: the cup […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Hammer To Fall’ with Chris Scull.
After an emotionally charged week in the world of football, in which a city mourned the sudden passing of its beloved club owner, a farcical reality check arrived just in time for the weekend, as proposals for an oft-slated European Super League were leaked by German publication Der Speigel. The leak revealed that a clutch […]Read More TV Party. Premier League Week 11 Hitters & Shitters.
This week the news was dominated by a man with a daft haircut who’s spent the last eighteen months locking horns with his boss, being caught on camera laughing at inopportune moments, living off his former reputation, and regularly inviting the question: What does he actually do? In Paul Pogba’s defence, at least he’s furthered […]Read More This Town Ain’t Big Enough For The Both Of Us: Premier League Week 7 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. After 112 years of plying their trade at the Boleyn Ground (no-one knows when it stopped being called Upton Park), West Ham United won the right […]Read More PL25: The Great Stadium Migration (2016/17)
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)
In the three weeks since the last full programme of Premier League action, Jamie Carragher has ruined his punditry career; Southampton have sacked a manager, hired a manager, and progressed to the FA Cup Semi-Finals; the second phase of the England pre-World Cup cycle is in full swing as a narrow victory over the Netherlands […]Read More Thirty Second Flavour. Premier League Week 32 Review.
With Paris St Germain now a matter of weeks away from securing the Ligue 1 title and holding a seventeen point lead over second placed Monaco, attention in France has turned to the race at the bottom of the league. While bottom club Metz have looked odds-on to go down for some time, and last […]Read More Lille Dark Age