by Blake Valentine So I’m just there chilling, minding my business, commuting. Headphones in. A playlist titled “Muad” is playing; a compilation of my favourite ~20 songs for that fortnight to month period. See, I’m fickle. That playlist changes quite regularly; every 2-4 weeks to maximise my enjoyment and to totally qualify the title. Anyway, a […]Read more "A Cry For Help"
By Calum Jacobs Recently, Diane Abbott said something that was both accurate and perceptive. Speaking to the Guardian she asserted that Britain was facing ‘a crisis of masculinity’. Where consumerism had replaced earning, providing and belonging for many men, giving rise to a culture of “hypermasculinity” – a culture that exaggerates what are perceived as manly […]Read more "The Gym Generation and Hypermasculinity"
by Blake Valentine Belgium’s emergence in the world of football has not gone unnoticed. You don’t get props anymore for saying “they’re a good team you know, check their squad”. That ship sailed in 2012. I’d even go as far as to say that they aren’t dark horses for the World Cup in Brazil anymore…more […]Read more "Why Belgium Won’t Win The World Cup"
By Assad Ali Saturday 17th August 2013. The day so many of us in England (and Wales) have been waiting for, for 3 long months. Last season we were unfortunate enough to experience the most average Premier League season in recent history where an unimpressive Manchester United strolled to yet another league title, without […]Read more "Premier League: Season Preview"
by Myles Cupid ‘What is the best league in world?’, that is one of the most poignant questions of our generation, along side ‘Ah weh yuh get da new Clarks deh DAADI??’ and ‘How can she slap??’. Like Ma$e, this question comes back around every couple of years or so but in this summer of […]Read more "Best League in the World?"
by Blake Valentine A rip-roaring start to the new league season is due to erupt any moment now and, quite frankly, there’s urine trickling down the inside of my left leg because of the sheer excitement. The last couple months of summer kinda got in the way of me indulging my requited love incessantly – as […]Read more "Football is Back"