Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings

It felt like Leicester took a key step toward securing the Premier League title at the start of the week when they bounced back from the draw with West Ham to dispatch Swansea 4-0 with an assured display, even in the absence of Jamie Vardy. With Tottenham then dropping two points the following day, it […]

… All the way to Eastleigh.

Tranmere Rovers had managed to get themselves relegated out of the Football League for the first time in their history at the end of the 2014/15 season and as a result have spent this season trying to get out of the Vanarama National League. Our Kid and I have a friend from school who is […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings

Once Arsenal have completed their traditional annual departure from the Champions League at the Round of 16 Stage, I find I can really enjoy the tournament as it gets serious from the Quarter Final Stage onwards. I have to say I really wasn’t expecting City to get past PSG, however credit where it is due […]

Lest We Forget

Today marks the 27th anniversary of the day that 96 people went to a football match and never came home. It is a day that I will never forget. My thoughts are with the family and friends of the 96.

Remembering Johan, Rocky and Johnny

Even though I was never fortunate enough to see him play live, Johan Cruyff has become one of my idols. Due to an unfortunate sense of timing, our family left Rotterdam to go and live in New Jersey at almost the precise moment that Cruyff fell out with Ajax and sought revenge by signing for […]

Football Nerd – An Introduction

Way back in 1977 my Dad took me to my first football match and it proved to be both a significant and a life-influencing event. At the time I wasn’t sure which team I was supporting but I know that Everton beat Arsenal at Goodison Park and that we went with my uncle George and […]