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Boris Johnson at last did something right. He deferred to the experts.

When Boris Johnson announced that Britain was effectively in lockdown on Monday, it was, for me, the first time he actually acted as a Prime Minister should. In this instance, he knew he needed to defer to the experts and take their advice on board. Putting this country into a state of lockdown may hurt… Continue reading Boris Johnson at last did something right. He deferred to the experts.

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What do football fans do with the season on hold?

It's funny isn't it, how integral something that supposed to be a past-time or a hobby can become? All sport is just a form of physical exercise with more objectives than simply the number of reps or sets you do. And hey, if you get a major kick out of what you are able to… Continue reading What do football fans do with the season on hold?

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What does Football do now?

With the coronavirus pandemic currently playing havoc with pretty much every aspect of daily life, it was no surprise when professional football was suspended until April 3rd. And now that UEFA have confirmed the postponement of the European Championships until next year, the FA, Premier League and the EFL need to decide what they will… Continue reading What does Football do now?

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Hamilton is on the verge of making F1 history. But that is the least important thing going on in the world right now.

The new season of Formula One was meant to return at the weekend with Lewis Hamilton on the verge of true F1 greatness. His recent run of World Championships means he sits on six, one behind Michael Schumacher’s record of seven. Many claim that Formula One is not exciting anymore, as Mercedes and Hamilton seemingly… Continue reading Hamilton is on the verge of making F1 history. But that is the least important thing going on in the world right now.

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The Democrats need to stop the infighting and work together to get rid of Trump.

Last Tuesday was Super Tuesday in America for the Democrats. If you don’t know what Super Tuesday is, it’s the night a lot of states declare who their delegates will for vote for to be the Democratic nominee for President. 14 states declared their results last night and Joe Biden won 9 of them. From… Continue reading The Democrats need to stop the infighting and work together to get rid of Trump.

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Jose Mourinho needs to stop blaming his lack of strikers. He needs to take responsibility for poor results.

Well, Jose Mourinho’s return to English football has not exactly been a smooth ride. Then again, when is anything a smooth ride with the Portuguese manager? While results definitely took an upturn in the immediate aftermath of his appointment, they have since taken more than a bit of a nose dive. They were outclassed by… Continue reading Jose Mourinho needs to stop blaming his lack of strikers. He needs to take responsibility for poor results.

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What will Chelsea need to do in the summer?

Well, the first thing to do from my perspective would be to not sack Frank Lampard. For a manager to not be able to make any signings during their first transfer window in charge, with the most important player leaving, having to rely rather heavily on players who were not proven at Premier League level,… Continue reading What will Chelsea need to do in the summer?

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Is HS2 really going to be of any benefit to anyone?

If you don’t know what HS2 is, it stands for High Speed 2, a new high-speed rail project that will cut down travel times between London and Birmingham and beyond. If you’re wondering where HS1 is, that connects to Kent and via the Eurostar to, well, Europe. And Disneyland. HS2 is a domestic high-speed rail… Continue reading Is HS2 really going to be of any benefit to anyone?

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Is safe standing really going to happen in England?

Now is the time that everything gets sorted out for the next season of English football. Various meetings will be taking place between the clubs and the authorities to discuss whatever changes they feel need to be made. At the moment, they are talking about adjusting the offside rule in relation to VAR, giving attacking… Continue reading Is safe standing really going to happen in England?