By Blake Valentine Aaron “Rambo” Ramsey has just scored the wining goal and collected the man of the match award in the FA Cup Final of 2014, which told, as it abruptly spat in the face of the hurt and torment of the 9 years that preceded it. It was around 3,287 days since Patrick […]Read more "Aaron Ramsey"
The tale Wojciech Szczesny’s rise to prominence is one of intrigue, fulfilling potential and maybe most of all, fortune. I’ll get to the fortune part later but the very first thing that struck me about Szczesny was his unnerving self-confidence. Let’s not forget he made his Premier League debut, as a 20 year old, against […]Read more "The Curious Case of Wojciech Szczęsny"
“I saw a headline saying Arsenal are flying the flag for Britain, I kind of wondered where that British involvement actually was when I looked at their team. It’s important that top clubs don’t lose sight of the fact that it’s the English Premier League and English players should be involved.” “Foreign players have been […]Read more "Le X Word"
By Darren Cox What better time to now discuss this as the international break is upon us? As an American I welcome the International Breaks as it’s a chance I get to see my countrymen playing at the highest level. One thing that has always kind of bothered me is how the rest of the […]Read more "A Seat at the Footballing Table by an American"
by Blake Valentine So I was on Twitter earlier, minding my business, and out of the blue, I was challenged by @bazeeway to a duel. We put £50 each on predicting the order of the final Premier League table of this season. No-one in their right mind believes that either of us will get it […]Read more "The Barclays Premier League 2013/14: A Prophecy"
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"