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"
‘The Fun Is in The Building’. I must have imagined it. I was convinced ‘The Fun Is in The Building’ used to be an old Meccano slogan from the 1980s. It appears that it wasn’t. Pride Park, or ‘The iPro’ as they insist upon calling it these days was more or less the original Meccano […]Read more "The fun is in the building – Derby County vs Liverpool FC"
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"
Lucas at centre back. James Milner at left back. Simon Mignolet STILL in goal. Jordan Henderson being primed as a defensive midfielder of purpose. Adam Lallana Appreciation Day coming soon, for a man who seems set to follow in the footsteps of Joe Allen in becoming the ‘darling’ of the crowd, when previously viewed with […]Read more "Recycled Furniture at Anfield"
The snowball effect. It’s a multi-occasion phrase. Anything can escalate, and when it does it’s often referred to as being party to the snowball effect. The snowball starts as a small thing, but as it rolls it gets bigger and it gains more and more momentum. Where it stops is anyone’s guess. I once wrote […]Read more "New Issue – Out Today"
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?"