The sound of silence. It doesn’t matter how many times you encounter it; you never really know how best to deal with it. It’s an odd thing. Silence. Jürgen Klopp dealt with the silence at Anfield on Saturday in an effective and demonstrative manner. It was a course of action which arguably swung what was […]Read more "The Sound of Silence"
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 that a regular thing that Chelsea do? Diego Costa taking the match-starting kick-off on his own. I’d be half inclined to class it as a set-piece kick-off. It’s a bit shit like. I don’t get the antipathy towards Friday night football. On nights like this it’s a beautiful thing. I’m old enough to remember […]Read more "(We All Want To Go To) Chelsea"
Non-League Football day came and went last weekend. A new-wave occasion held during the first international break of the season. Much has already been written about the positive effects and the general feel-good benefits for those who admirably step out to lend their support to football clubs at local grassroots levels. Those positive effects are […]Read more "Non-League Daytrippers?"
Flattering at Arsenal. Deceptive at Burnley. Flattering and deceptive at Tottenham Hotspur. One step forward, one step back, one step to the side. A footballing version of that strange round and round and round walking dance *The Shadows used to do. *Check them out on YouTube kids. Seen to be believed, seeeeeeeeeen to be believed. […]Read more "The flattering deception of Liverpool FC"
Second game of the season. Knee-jerk reactions and all that. Days like these tend to be filed under the title of ‘banging your head against a brick wall’. How long do we keep doing that for though? My relationship with Liverpool FC has changed throughout the years. When I was younger, when I was in […]Read more "The continued Manchester Unitedisation of Liverpool FC"
His glasses keep falling off celebrating. It’s only a matter of time before a lucrative *Specsavers contract falls his way. *Other optical enhancement outlets are available. Jürgen Klopp embraced Saido Mane and the boys on the touchline last Sunday at Arsenal like many of us would greet news of a new left back. When he […]Read more "Becoming A Spectacle?"