Orient Nerd Weekly Ramblings- Reasons to be cheerful: Orient snatch another win while it looks like we might be back at Brisbane Road very soon.

As disappointing as it was to exit the FA Cup at the first obstacle for the fifth consecutive year, it may have helped Orient in this hectic season with its condensed timeframe. We have already seen the benefits of having a week off from the Saturday-Tuesday-Saturday routine and a relatively settled squad with the wins […]

Football Nerd Interlull (© Arseblog) Ramblings: We now know Scotland can boogie but what was the point of the rest of the International Break?

Anyone who has read these pages in previous seasons won’t have found it a particularly tough stretch to draw the conclusion that I am far from being a fan of the seemingly too frequent and often pointless International breaks during the domestic season. As much as I love the major International tournaments in the summer […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings: Is the ongoing lockout from football grounds changing our relationship with our clubs?

Yesterday here in England we entered the inevitable second national lockdown as a result of the ongoing (worsening?) Coronavirus pandemic, following the lead of Germany, France, Italy, Spain and many other countries in tightening the restrictions on our daily lives in a renewed attempt to bring down the surging infection rates and the quickly increasing […]