Tag Archives: Roy Hodgson

The 2014-15 Premier League Quarterly Report – The Quagmire Edition

Quagmire; noun 1. an area of miry or boggy ground whose surface yields under the tread; a bog. 2. a situation from which extrication is very difficult: a quagmire of financial indebtedness. 3. anything soft or flabby. As Jim Bowen would put it the English language is ‘super smashing great’ for variety, nuance, complexity and intrigue, but not so good when an enticing word doesn’t quite mean what you believe it … Continue reading

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World Cup Preview

And just like that, the World Cup is upon us. The few days before the tournament gets underway always brings mixed emotions. It makes you ponder the conceptual accuracy of time, as the last World Cup in South Africa doesn’t … Continue reading

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Manchester United have a problem: for David Moyes read Roy Hodgson.

Manchester United fans should be petrified, as the similarities between David Moyes and Roy Hodgson are becoming patently clear When David Moyes was announced as Manchester United manager this past summer, I immediately thought of the speculation that had occurred … Continue reading

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