Monthly Archive: October 2015

Premier League Week 10: An Analysis

Another weekend passes by and the Premier League remains as strange a place as it was the week before. Leicester City continue to prove the doubters wrong, with Jamie Vardy quietly doing the work necessary to be declared the best player in the entire world. The Manchester derby was a predictably quiet affair, Jose Mourinho tried to get dressed up as a referee for the …

Premier League Week 9 – An Analysis

Howard Kendall, 1946 – 2015 On Friday morning Everton Football Club confirmed the news that Howard Kendall, their former player and manager, had passed away. It was a tragic announcement that caused all of football to pause for a moment’s reflection. Kendall was the most successful manager Everton have ever had at the helm of the club and was renowned for his generosity of spirit …

Does Roy Hodgson Deserve More Respect?

Six teams in Group E; ten matches played; thirty one goals scored with just three conceded; thirty points on the board. England made it through their European Championship Qualifying group without dropping a single point and taking 100% of those available to them. Yet to most the notion of England’s football team achieving any kind of success at the 2016 Euros is nothing short of …

Premier League Week 8 – An Analysis

The Premier League constantly throws up surprises; from Spurs beating Manchester City 4-1 through to Chelsea losing 3-1 away at Everton, barely a week goes by without something slightly crazy happening. Has there ever been a weekend in which two managers have left their posts and one other has been given the dreaded vote of confidence before, though? We’re not too sure. Regardless, this week …