20 Years of Arsene

The 1st of October 1996 was the day that an unknown scholarly-looking Frenchman officially took over as the new manager of my beloved football club and started a transformation that would place the club at a level never before imagined. Recognising that things had gone badly stale since the glory days of the George Graham […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings- Klopp’s Anfield revolution gathers pace while Mourinho’s difficulties continue.

Last weekend’s Premier League fixtures started with an impressive performance by Liverpool at Stamford Bridge, which showed clear indications that Jurgen Klopp’s gegenpressing style is starting to embed itself in Liverpool’s game. The Reds got at Chelsea right from the kick off, swarming their opponents to recover possession and leaving Conte’s men chasing shadows with […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings- That’s the Transfer Window Circus out of the way, so we can now concentrate on the football!

With the majority of Premier League clubs sorting their business in advance of transfer deadline day, it meant that there were only a few major breaking stories to be continually rehashed across the media coverage. The main talking points centred on the return of David Luiz to Chelsea, Tottenham’s purchase of Moussa Sissoko and Georges-Kevin […]