Tag Archives: Premier League

By ratifying the Saudi takeover of Newcastle United the Premier League has lost control over its future

Back in August I wrote that the Premier League’s blocking of the Newcastle takeover was arbitrary, cruel and inconsistent, given they’d already let another sovereign wealth fund belonging to a country with a questionable human rights record buy Manchester City … Continue reading

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The Premier League Quarterly Report 2015/16 – The Quarter Way Point

And just like that we’re already at the quarter way point of the premier league. The speed with which time passes becomes truly frightening if you dwell on it, so let’s not. Usually by now we’ve passed the Panagea phase, … Continue reading

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Relegation Day

When it comes to the last weekend of the Premier League season it would be better if the title was on the line, but a relegation scrap is a passable consolation prize. Its appeal is both engrossing and macabre, akin … Continue reading

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Why and how too many Liverpool fans are in a perpetual state of self-made denial.

After last season’s thrills, spills and ultimate belly ache there were high expectations heading into the new season. But Liverpool’s season has been a disheartening, disjointed, limp mess. With six league games left their chances of finishing in the top … Continue reading

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Football Manager 2015 – a love rediscovered?

You couldn’t categorise me as an avid gamer, or a gamer at all these days – truth be told. In fact, throughout this decade I’ve barely played any. That’s due to a number of other interests asserting their predominance, this … Continue reading

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