"What I love is the game itself"Patrick Vieira Patrick Vieira was the first signing under the Arsene Wenger regime, despite Wenger not actually being the Arsenal manager yet, as were the days in 1996. An illustrious powering midfielder who could dominate a game or player by his sheer presence embodied Arsenal’s qualities in that era, … Continue reading Throwback when? # Patrick Vieira
It's been almost three years since Leicester's miraculous 15/16 season, what's changed since and what does the future hold? It’s been 1067 days since Leicester City were confirmed Premier League champions for the stupendous 2015/2016 season. A 5000-1 miracle was turned into reality on the 2nd May 2016 as Tottenham players lost their heads against … Continue reading Dilly ding, dilly dong
866 goals, 40 red cards, 27 own goals, and 249 punches! (Sorry, but the PL website doesn't specify what type of punches, I’m assuming goalkeepers here.) Anyway, what I’m trying to say is that the 2018/19 season so far has been unpredictable, crazy and of course, very very entertaining. We have a proper title race … Continue reading PL Player of the season candidates
Many used to think that once a player turns 30, the curtains start to draw in. Being over 30 isn’t what it once was though. Despite the game becoming faster, sharper and the distance covered by players constantly on the rise, players have adjusted their attitudes accordingly. With the help of advancements in GPS tracking, … Continue reading Old and GOLD or Old and BOLD?
How did the Premier League teams in the Champions League do? The past two weeks have seen some of the most entertaining and even historic nights in the most prestigious European competition; the Champions League. The knockout stages of the Champions League are, put simply, when s*#t gets serious! We have seen three teams overcome … Continue reading Can English teams create magic in the CL?
“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Aristotle The Premier League is full of superstars and match winners, but this often makes it very easy to overlook industrious players that work tirelessly to allow others to express themselves. Over the years we’ve had Gilberto Silva, Gareth Barry and Park Ji-Sung whose skills … Continue reading Premier League’s unsung heroes
As much as this article hurts to write it has to be done. I have been a big admirer of Sarri since his early days at Napoli but with Chelsea's current poor run, where does Sarri's future lie? From a foreign currency trader to an elite football manager, his story is nothing short of a … Continue reading Is Sarriball Dead?