Though its been a relatively quiet January Transfer window with few deals of note being completed, it sadly that doesn’t mean that Jim White and his stupid yellow tie are about to be out of a job. The cowardly Talksport host and face of Sky Sports News’ overblown Transfer Deadline Day – which, to the […]Read More Set Me Free: How To Be A Wantaway Footballer
The Premier League was somewhat overshadowed this weekend by the second leg of the Copa Libertadores in Buenos Aires, where fierce rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors were scheduled to resume hostilities on Saturday night after a 2-2 draw at Boca’s La Bombanera a fortnight ago. In scenes of civil disobedience that made Brexiteers’ threats […]Read More When A Cock Crows. Premier League Week 13 Hitters & Shitters
After a fortnight in flip-flops revisiting your summer romance, only to discover that, in the harsh light of oncoming autumn, they’re just as dull, frustrating and disappointing as you’d previously suspected before the relentless sunshine, airborne pints and endless nights had convinced you otherwise, it’s nice to return to your multi-billion pound slippers. The gold-leaf […]Read More Knowing Me, Knowing You (Za-Ha): Premier League Week 5 Talking Points.
The Goth Juice cup kicked into gear this week, with four of the Premier League’s predicted strugglers taking one look at the ever increasing likelihood of having to travel to the Far East for a Tuesday night meeting with Morecambe and firmly demonstrating which side their bread is buttered. The excitement of Huddersfield Town reserve […]Read More Big Wheels Keep On Turning: Premier League Week Four Talking Points
Most of the conversation between the end of the World Cup and the beginning of the new season in North East London surrounded Tottenham Hotspur’s lack of activity in the transfer window. After seeing their club become the first in the Premier League since the introduction of the window in 2003 to eschew summer recruitment, […]Read More There’s No Place Like Home
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)
It feels like, this season more than most, the conversation surrounding the Premier League has centred on the employment and performance of managers. Pep Guardiola has rightly been lauded for the manner in which his Manchester City team has swiped aside the rest of the league in their quest for a third Premier League title, […]Read More Dead Cat Bounce
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. The surprise last minute signings of two mysterious Argentinians on transfer deadline day at the start of the 2006/07 season added some much needed quality to […]Read More PL25: Third Party Out of Bounds (2006/07)
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)
It’s the second weekend of January, so it’s around the time that everyone’s New Year’s resolutions go out of the window, if they haven’t already. There’s every chance that gym membership was cancelled this weekend, or that two-week streak of sobriety came to an end. Perhaps you’d vowed to learn a new language and spent […]Read More Twenty-Third and Third. Premier League Week 23 Review.