What will Chelsea do in the January transfer window?

Well, here we go again, the January transfer window is upon us. The last minute deals, the constant speculation, Harry Redknapp driving away from his club's ground at a ridiculous hour in the morning, and as usual Chelsea are being linked with a name for almost position you can have on a football pitch. However,… Continue reading What will Chelsea do in the January transfer window?

“Give the kids a chance Maurizio!” But should he?

One thing that Chelsea and all the usual top 6 clubs get criticised for is not affording younger players from their respective academies opportunities in the first team. It's all very well rotating the side of the early rounds of the League Cup, where if you get knocked out, no one is really that disappointed.… Continue reading “Give the kids a chance Maurizio!” But should he?

The need for political compromise

The art of compromise has seemingly been lost in politics. It is much more the political fashion to blame others for your country's troubles. Which is really, really worrying. America is a prime example of that, with the rhetoric of the President, and the party his insidious nature has ensnared, a constant stream of fear-mongering… Continue reading The need for political compromise

Can Chelsea really challenge for the Premier League title?

10 games into this Premier League season and Maurizio Sarri is still unbeaten as Chelsea manager. No one else has done that. Not Ancelotti, not Conte, certainly not Scolari, certainly not Villas-Boas, not even Mourinho managed that as Chelsea manager in either of his spells in charge. And this early season run of form has… Continue reading Can Chelsea really challenge for the Premier League title?

Sometimes we have to laugh. Otherwise, we might cry.

Looking at the state the human race finds itself in, you could react two ways. You could lampoon current events a la Saturday Night Live did recently of the Senate hearing into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Another is to satirise the coverage of said events. One of my favourite political… Continue reading Sometimes we have to laugh. Otherwise, we might cry.