At The London Football Awards 

I was invited as a member of the press to the London Football Awards - here is all the news from the special night.

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Coaching In the UK – What is Needed?

The Dearth of Coaching is the Murderer of Football The response that met England’s World Cup 2014 humiliation from the once vociferous Three Lions fans spoke volumes. Ironically, their silence should have been the thorough answer that the F.A needed to radically overhaul what is a decrepit and dated manifesto. Normally following their beloved national … Continue reading Coaching In the UK – What is Needed?

Would FIFA Escape Punishment in Any Other Sport?

The elongated table that the group of men now sat at was comprised of expertly cut glass and a sleek combination of metals that gave the office furniture a modern edge that belied the wood which bedecked the floor. The building that housed this meeting was also on the aged side, but had been chosen … Continue reading Would FIFA Escape Punishment in Any Other Sport?

Welbeck – A Fleeting Purchase?

The acquisition of Danny Welbeck brought with it a heady mix of emotions.With expectation running high following a spending splurge pre-season and our first choice striker Giroud crocked - Gooners expected a flagship signing to fill an Olivier shaped hole in our team. Many names were bandied around, with Edinson Cavani the most ludicrous. The … Continue reading Welbeck – A Fleeting Purchase?

Wengers Wild West Shootout….

Originally posted on Goonersphere. With the twirling, dusty winds of the plains battering each building that inhabited what the denizens called a town, these very people were hunkered down in the saloon. The place that old or young frequented, it was the epicentre for all. Ol' Adrian was rushed off his feet trying to serve … Continue reading Wengers Wild West Shootout….

Little Mozart – If you Love Football then you Love Rosicky.

The cavernous arena reverberates the continuous hum that is emanating from the masses. The very same masses that have gathered to watch a genius at work. The man who would lead his enraptured audience on a merry dance enters the fray and is greeted with raucous cheer. The symphonies that he has created in the … Continue reading Little Mozart – If you Love Football then you Love Rosicky.

Our Striker Shootout

Originally posted on Goonersphere.  Everyone loves a Western. The dusty, sun-baked ground, the ramshackle buildings blasted by the harsh conditions. Horses whinnying in a wordless whine. The organist at the local watering hole playing an endless string of gabbering melodies that paper over the cracks of the miserable existence the denizens of this godforsaken place … Continue reading Our Striker Shootout