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The Premier League is back!!!!

And lo, football fans around England rejoiced as the Premier League returned. It's not as it was, nor as we wish it could be, but it is back. The first games took place last Wednesday and it was a huge relief. Now we all know that Liverpool have all but won the title, two wins… Continue reading The Premier League is back!!!!

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Chelsea are making serious moves in the transfer market. And that can only be a positive.

While the transfer window has been pushed back until August, Chelsea are making their moves now. And they are not going to waste their time, having not signed anyone for two windows now. They have already committed around £35 million to bring in Hakim Ziyech from Ajax, and look set to complete a deal for… Continue reading Chelsea are making serious moves in the transfer market. And that can only be a positive.

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Why are modern football kits so rubbish?

I recently came to the conclusion that I will likely never buy a brand-new modern football shirt ever again. I say likely, because I was given Chelsea F.A. Cup anniversary kit as a birthday gift this year. And that kit is amazing. It was only worn once against Nottingham Forest in the F.A. Cup, appropriately… Continue reading Why are modern football kits so rubbish?

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Gianfranco Zola is my favourite footballer ever. And here’s why.

Now I write a lot about Chelsea on this blog, and I make no apologies for that. They are my team, who I've followed for nearly 20 years and who I'll follow for the rest of my life. In a previous post, where I named my choices for the greatest Chelsea side of the last… Continue reading Gianfranco Zola is my favourite footballer ever. And here’s why.

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The coronavirus outbreak may actually benefit football in the long run.

It's so unbelievably annoying that there is no football on at the moment. It feels like something intrinsic is missing from the weekly routine. You do your work for the week, you get to the weekend and you can relax and either go to the football or watch on tv. That's the way the week… Continue reading The coronavirus outbreak may actually benefit football in the long run.

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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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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?

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Lampard was never going to get who he wanted in January. The transfer focus needs to shift to the summer.

With only a day until the January transfer window closes, Chelsea’s lack of activity has a number of fans voicing their anger. Why did the club go to such lengths to get the ban they were saddled with overturned if they weren’t going to do any business in January? Lampard has also been very vocal… Continue reading Lampard was never going to get who he wanted in January. The transfer focus needs to shift to the summer.