I think it’s time to concede the title. In Boxing terms, Saturday was that punch around three or four blows beyond the required stoppage, when the referee finally steps in, arms waving to call a halt to proceedings, when the beating was too ferocious to initially put himself in the middle of it. I gave […]Read more "To Hull in a Handcart"
Diego Costa is like a mard-arse version of Peter Withe. Withe was a horrible, awkwardly shaped individual. All elbows, fists, snarls, confrontation and goals. He wasn’t shy in doling out his thoughts on the game of football, or to his opponents out on the pitch. Physically forthright, is how you could class him. Withe was […]Read more "Withe or Without You"
Belligerence in the face of disharmony is an art-form. Jeremy Corbyn probably isn’t going to be the Prime Minister of this disjointed nation of ours, but he might just ensure that when Labour do return to power, it might just do so with its most socialist sympathetic Prime Minister since Harold Wilson. It isn’t always […]Read more "Unity Is Strength? Klopp in Control at Liverpool"
Is the default setting of all Liverpool Supporters to elevate their managers to God-like status? Neil Poole takes a closer look at this perceived phenomenon; one both derided by outsiders and protected and held tight by the club’s own followers. The New Messiah When Jürgen Klopp was appointed Liverpool manager under twelve months ago, he […]Read more "Liverpool Football Club and Personal Jesus"