Post 51 Man City 4 Spurs 1 Guardiola has raised the bar. I’m not sure how good his Barcelona team was. I don’t watch enough Spanish football and only ever saw them play on TV in the Champions League or El Classico matches. The same applies to German football and Bayern. However, I do know […]Read more "Out-thought, Out-fought, Outplayed"
Post 24 20th July 2017 The Truth about Transfers 1. The first ‘truth’ about football transfers is that 90% of what you read isn’t true! Mostly it is fabricated gossip for no purpose other than to sell newspapers or, in the current era, to generate clicks. But some of it is planted or leaked […]Read more "The Truth about Transfers"
Post 23 14th July 2017 Farewell Kyle. Many players leave and you instantly forget them. A few leave and, from then on, you’ll always dislike (‘hate’) them, for one reason or another. Sol Campbell for example. Then there are those special few who depart with your good wishes and fond memories. The likes of Pat […]Read more "Walk on By"
Post 16 15th June 2017 Okay, so here’s the deal. The ‘narrative’ is that Spurs new stadium will affect our ability to sign and keep top players (for many years). It’s the easy assumption. I mean, it happened at Arsenal didn’t it? Most sports journalists and pundits aren’t very good at finance. They love a […]Read more "Reasons to be Cheerful #3"