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2017/18 Premier League predictions

Some things in football are absolutely nailed on and will happen without much question. Jose Mourinho will always have an issue admitting he is wrong, Arsene Wenger will spend 30p on a coffee from the nasty machine instead of heading for Starbucks and Jonjo Shelvey will pick up more red cards than he scores goals. Read More »

Footballing Heroes – Who are the player’s players?

Choosing one player to admire is like trying to pick which of your children you love the most; it’s just not possible. However, the professionals tend to learn their trade by closely observing their idols and emulating their playing style – admit it, you’ve tried to re-create your favourite player’s signature moves at every opportunity. Read More »

Football’s Natural Successors

Journalists and experts never seem to tire of saying that a young player is destined to be the next ‘whosoever’ and, all too often, they’re proven to be completely incorrect. Does anyone remember Adnan Januzaj being the next Ronaldo? Or Ganso being the natural successor to Kaka in the centre of Brazil’s midfield? Read More »

The most annoying things from the 2017/18 pre-season

Manchester United and their pre-season tour

Is there anyone who truly enjoys pre-season football? The players openly admit (after retiring) how little they enjoy their trips around the world and would no doubt prefer to have a few more weeks at home with their families instead of traipsing around a sponsor laden holiday camp with a few exhibition matches to occupy them. Read More »

The weird and wonderful Premier League

As one of Europe’s most competitive league, the Premier League has an enormous following. Realistically, this should mean that many of you remember these weird and wonderful occurrences from the history books of England’s top flight. I bet you didn’t know a few of these! Read More »

Football advances we desperately need

Having covered some footballing advances that completely failed; it seemed a good idea to look at the technology the beautiful game could do with researching, funding and implementing ASAP. Granted, some of these may be rather fanciful but take some time to look into the reasoning – you’ll soon convert to my way of thinking. Read More »

Footballing advances that utterly failed

If like many, you are a fan of gadgets and suchlike then you will no doubt keep a keen eye on the technological advances being introduced to football year after year. Some have been roaring successes: Goal line technology, headsets for referees and several others but there’s also been a lot that really have not taken off… Read More »

A monody for Alex Song

The former Cameroonian international, Alex Song and his career have become something worthy of a harrowing ode. His blockbuster move from Arsenal to Barcelona didn’t materialise into what he expected and now he struggles to get into the first team of a mid-table Russian side. But where did the ballad go off key for the player? Read More »

A New Spring for the Champions League?

The Champions League needs a new spring to reach maximum excitement levels.

Every new spring in America is beautiful. I’m not talking about the sun coming out, temperatures rising, slender green shoots sprouting from fertile soil, flowers blooming, birds warbling, or squirrels scampering. I’m sure that’s all wonderful and I’ve heard of it. I even have a few murky memories from having experienced such things before becoming a sports fan. What’s done is done, however. These days, ... Read More »

Football’s Bad Days: A Reminder Of Past Incidents

In football, all too often it can be a really bad day for a team, a player, a manager or all three at once. Losing a game is one thing and it’s difficult to swallow but how about those days where there’s absolutely nothing you can do about the defecation hitting the extraction? What about the worst days of footballer’s ... Read More »

The best (or worst) unethical footballer haircuts

World journeyman and Ghanaian football legend, Asamoah Gyan has recently been found guilty of having “unethical hair” by the UAE FA. Whilst it’s unknown whether Gyan will be making a swift appointment at the barbers or not, there’s no better time to look at some of the best unethical hairstyles from footballers past and present. Read More »

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