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.
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
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
Mexico, 1970 Since the tournament was due to be played away from Europe, anticipated bids for the 1970 World Cup were forthcoming from three South American nations, namely Argentina, Colombia and Chile. There were also first time bids from Asia and Oceania, with Japan and Australia throwing their names into the ring despite lacking a […]Read More World Cup Tales: Steal My Sunshine (1970)
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’s been quite a week. While Harry Kane was busy knocking down the door to the Dubious Goals Panel headquarters in order to claim the mole on his shoulder got a touch before Christian Eriksen’s cross went in against Stoke, the Champions League was producing a couple of incredible matches that have resulted in referee […]Read More Thirty Fourth N’ Lex. Premier League Week 34 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. 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)
With hogmanay hangovers in the air, and the fresh hope of another arbitrary section of time ahead, the brutal festive football schedule came to a close over another elongated week. With the first multi-million pound transfer completed on the opening day of 2018, the tone has been set for the year ahead in which your […]Read More Twenty-Seconds. Premier League Week 22 Review.
When you’re fed up of rolling the same bit of dry old turkey around your gums for the third day in a row, when your blood gravy content is 0.5, when you’ve got trifle coming out of your ears, when you’ve had quite enough trying to explain to your parents that demonising the poor is […]Read More Twentieth Century Fox. Premier League Week 20 Review.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Whether it be the absence of goals in football matches, as witnessed during last weekend’s international fixtures, the absence of top flight club football, as witnessed during last weekend’s international fixtures, or the absence of a blue tick on Twitter, as witnessed during this week’s crackdown on hate speech. […]Read More Twelfth of Never. Premier League Week 12 Review.