Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – The Interlull (© Arseblog) is over (for now!), before we get back to the real stuff what did we learn?

So there we go, that’s another Interlull disappearing from view, but what (if anything!) did we learn from it? First of all from an England perspective it seems the front three that is emerging: Sterling, Kane, Rashford/Sancho is enough to rival any in the international game. With a total of nine goals scored in the […]

Orient off to a mixed start back in the Football League but keep the faith for now.

Depending on your disposition after just seven matches in which the O’s have won 2, drawn 2 and lost 3, we are either doomed to an instant and ignominious return to non-league purgatory or doing about as well as expected. The opening game at home against Cheltenham in what was a highly emotional day (https://football-nerd.org/2019/08/07/orient-get-off-the-mark-on-an-emotional-day/), […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – Previewing the Premier League Title Race- Plus ça change plus c’est la même chose.

It is impossible to dispute the quality of last season’s Premier League title race as Manchester City and Liverpool dominated the season with relentless consistency, both garnering staggering points hauls. However the ongoing arm-wrestle between them somewhat overshadowed just how far ahead they were of the rest of the field, the 25 point difference to […]

Orient are back in the Football League but what should our expectations be for the O’s this season?

This Saturday will see the return to football-obsessive normality for Mrs Football Nerd and me as we slip back into the familiar and reassuringly comfortable matchday routine and head off to Brisbane Road for Orient’s first game back in the Football League. During pre-season we had a day out at Harlow (https://football-nerd.org/2019/07/11/an-emotional-but-reassuring-day-at-harlow/) and also warmed […]