Football Nerd on Tour with the Tartan Army.

Mention the words “Tartan Army” to pretty much any football supporter, not just from the British Isles but anywhere in the world, over the age of 30 and it will instantaneously conjure up certain memories and images. Of the “well-refreshed (or “blootered” to use the appropriate colloquialism!) hordes”, that used to descend on Wembley on […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings- VARcical and petulant scenes shatter the ennui at the Emirates.

Watching Arsenal over recent seasons, since Arsène lost his magic touch at the time of the premature break-up of the Invincibles, with the evident disinterest of an owner concerned only with the bottom line value of his asset and an apathetic, if not increasingly disenfranchised fanbase, hasn’t been an especially thrilling experience. The dog days […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – Missing: One delicate mega-bucks superstar! Anyone have any information as to the whereabouts of Mesut Özil?

After the apparent indignity of being made to play and captain a team made up of youngsters looking to stake their claim for a first team spot, squad players and some returning from long-term injury against Nottingham Forest in the League Cup a couple of weeks ago, Mesut Özil seems to have gone missing again. […]