Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – Manchester City on the verge but will they truly be regarded as one of football’s greatest teams?

When I started writing this post it was in the immediate aftermath of Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City picking up where they had left off before the international break and ripping Everton apart with a performance that was as impressive and as scintillating as we have seen on numerous occasions this season. My original thoughts were […]

Remembering Rocky

This Saturday will mark the 17th anniversary of the passing of David ‘Rocky’ Rocastle, a milestone that hits me hard every year. Rocky was my boyhood football idol and was a player that inspired many in my generation through his mesmerising ability and pure natural talent alongside his sheer grit, determination and commitment to the […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – Orient’s ownership are proving there is still a place for romanticism in the money-mad world of football.

As Mrs Football Nerd and I left Brisbane Road last Saturday, relieved that Orient had won at home for the first time in 2018 and hopeful that the 3-0 victory over Woking had if not banished the prospect of a second successive relegation completely, at least represented a significant step towards safety. For Orient this […]