Tag Archives: Aston Villa

My manifesto to save football from itself

It’s fitting that a significant section of society and its institutions should begin to emulate the behaviour of the government it elected. Still, while too many did, most didn’t vote for Boris Johnson. And no wonder, even before being elected … Continue reading

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The Premier League Preview 2021/22

The European Championships are over. Mercifully no more players collapsed with cardiac issues and Italy saved us from a tidal wave of insufferable English triumphalism, which, with a win, would finally be liberated from the embarrassment of perpetual failure. The … Continue reading

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The Premier League Preview 2020/21

Just as you didn’t need Covid-19 to return, here’s the return of my rubbish Premier League Preview column. Still, take some small amount of solace in this – Covid-19 has upset the established order of things, and my preview column … Continue reading

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The Premier League Quarterly Report 2015/16 – The Half-Way Point

Like Groundhog Day, I’m repeating myself in these Premier League columns, regurgitating the same thought, but, alas, it’s true – the Premier League continues to decline at an alarming rate. Superficially obfuscating this is its immense wealth and a delusional … Continue reading

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