Football is Boring

I am back. Apologies to my one reader (AJ) – I have been rubbish at writing recently, partly out of laziness but mainly due to a new job. But mainly laziness.  Anyway…football is boring. There, I said it, and I’m not taking it back. My girlfriend, who has been saying it for years, is finallyContinue reading “Football is Boring”

The Nasty Side of Club Ownership

The dust has finally settled on the failed Saudi-backed takeover of Newcastle United, so it seems as good a time as any to talk about club ownership. The history of football is riddled with ownership disasters that have almost ripped clubs apart. In my personal experience, Wolves had a terrible time under Steve Morgan, underContinue reading “The Nasty Side of Club Ownership”

So Near, So VAR: How Video Technology has Failed in British Football

In the immortal words of Heath Ledger’s Joker, ‘Here. We. Go.’ VAR, truly the Brexit of British football. I can already feel my two readers being divided on the issue. Nobody can sit on the fence with VAR; like Marmite, glee clubs, or Piers Morgan, it provokes strong emotions.  Personally, I think we should giveContinue reading “So Near, So VAR: How Video Technology has Failed in British Football”