Football Nerd Orient Ramblings – Who knows what the future holds for football as we know it, but Nigel and Danny provide some reassurance for Orient fans.

Mrs Football Nerd and I desperately miss Orient, most of all our usual match day routine of heading up to the Leyton Star as early as is justifiable without being painted as the alcoholics that we probably are (although admittedly the Coronavirus lockdown and the apparent response of British society to drink through it suggests […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings- Liverpool fall short of invincibility while travelling fans are shown their place yet again.

Liverpool falter at Watford So that’s it! After 422 days Liverpool’s hugely impressive run is at an end. A shock 3-0 defeat at Vicarage Road by Nigel Pearson’s Watford, who started the day in the midst of a relegation dogfight a whopping 55 points behind the runaway leaders, finally brought the seemingly unstoppable Red juggernaut […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings- A mixed bag for the Premier League clubs as European battle lines are re-drawn, while Arsenal’s familiar chickens come home to roost.

There is always a frisson of excitement for football obsessives when the battle-lines are redrawn on the European front and the Champions League and Europa League start their knockout phases. With the domestic season having turned into a procession thanks to Liverpool’s utter supremacy, this season the continental stage potentially offers more intriguing competition. After […]