Tag Archives: The Premier League

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 2014/15 Premier League Quarterly Report – The Final Furlong

So this time I set myself a challenge – to try and keep this column under a word count that could be deemed excessive. I aimed for a limit of five thousand words, which is rather a lot. But then … Continue reading

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The 2014-15 Premier League Half Way Report

First off, Happy New Year to one and all. Invariably it means we’ve reached the halfway point in this season’s Premier League. As per usual the first weekend of the New Year is reserved for the third round of the … Continue reading

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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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Why is David Moyes, David Moyes?

So David Moyes has been sacked by Manchester United, what did we learn? About football? Not a lot. Inevitably and frustratingly in the aftermath people have dwelt on the trivial questions. There’s been the endless, tedious dissecting as to why … Continue reading

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