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Free transfers could be as interesting as the big money deals this summer.

It’s about this time every year that the rumour mill really kicks into high gear for the upcoming summer transfer window. And as usual, some truly astronomical numbers are starting to be thrown about. The main target seems to be Borussia Dortmund’s hotshot striker Erling Haaland. All the major players of European football are being… Continue reading Free transfers could be as interesting as the big money deals this summer.

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Why do English football fans put more into their clubs than their country?

That’s not to say that English fans don’t support the national team. They obviously do. You just need to look at how well attended England games are (when fans are allowed in of course). Even when it is only a friendly, England games regularly get attendances of 50,000 or more. Tournaments are also very well… Continue reading Why do English football fans put more into their clubs than their country?

Sport

We could have a great Formula One season on our hands.

What a race that was! The first round of the 2021 F1 season was a fitting season opener. A race that went down to the last lap, some controversy mixed in there, brilliant driving, different strategies. I loved it. If that is what the rest of this season is going to be like, bring it… Continue reading We could have a great Formula One season on our hands.

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Do England now have a selection problem?

This current international break is one of the few remaining chances for players to stake a claim to spot in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the European Championships. And there is a debate amongst fans about who should be in that squad come the summer. In particular, who should be in the midfield slots. England are… Continue reading Do England now have a selection problem?

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Is Solskjaer going to take Manchester United any further?

So, another cup exit for Manchester United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. You do start to wonder how much longer the board will continue to back him after two and half years in the job. They will be expecting some return on their investment in him as a manager. Not only did they take him when… Continue reading Is Solskjaer going to take Manchester United any further?

Sport

This could be an extremely fruitful season for Chelsea.

Thirteen games ago, Chelsea looked to be in a real hole. The team were not winning regularly and performances were very inconsistent. Many fans stood behind Lampard to carry on as manager, including me at least until the end of the season, but the higher-ups made the decision to remove Super Frank. Being completely ruthless… Continue reading This could be an extremely fruitful season for Chelsea.

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On the verge of a new F1 season and farewell to a legend.

A new Formula One season beckons. The new Formula One season is nearly upon us with pre-season testing set to start tomorrow at the Bahrain International Circuit, where the opening race will also take place on the 28th of March. This is very much a transitional season with the effects of the COVID pandemic still… Continue reading On the verge of a new F1 season and farewell to a legend.

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A footballing week in review.

Despite there being no crowds, this has been a very good season. The football season continues on as we are forced to watch from afar. It will be wonderful to be able to go to live football again whenever it is deemed feasible. But despite the continued lack of supporters at grounds, it has been… Continue reading A footballing week in review.

Politics, Sport

A Week in Review: 27th July-2nd August

I enjoyed this format from last week so I'm going to stick with it. As with last week, I'm going to pick a few news stories and give my opinion in a more condensed fashion, rather than write an extended piece on one subject. So, let's get into the week's news that caught my eye.… Continue reading A Week in Review: 27th July-2nd August

Sport

Frank Lampard has worked wonders at Chelsea this season. He is the man to lead the club into the future.

So Chelsea and Arsenal will go head-to-head for a third time in the F.A. Cup final. Frank Lampard and his players pulled off a masterclass to nullify the attacking threat of Manchester United and seize upon individual errors to take Frank Lampard to a first major final as a manager. One major complaint among Chelsea… Continue reading Frank Lampard has worked wonders at Chelsea this season. He is the man to lead the club into the future.