Well, the England squad for the World Cup has been announced. I’m not surprised by Gareth Southgate’s selections. I’m also really not bothered. I’m just not excited for this World Cup at all. Ever since Qatar was announced as hosting the 2022 World Cup, I knew this was one edition of the World Cup that… Continue reading I’m not excited about the World Cup.
While some pundits like Craig Burley may sneer at it, Chelsea completed the set on Saturday. And like many fans, I was very happy with that achievement. Having failed to win it the previous time the club were involved in the competition, everyone in and around the club really seemed to be taking the Club… Continue reading Some thoughts on the Club World Cup.
Well, the 2017-18 season has been rather up and down for Chelsea, they did win the F.A. Cup making up for last year's awful showing against Arsenal. But, they put up another disappointing title defence, although no-one has retained the Premier League title since Manchester United in 2009, and didn't even finish in the top… Continue reading What might happen this summer at Chelsea?
Apart from a tournament every other year there is very little to get excited about in international football. Even the qualifiers for the World Cup and the European Championships are not very interesting games to watch from an England point of view because they never have very tough opposition. They're always playing San Marino and… Continue reading Is there any point to International Friendlies?