Landskampioen at Last!

Ever since the recommencement of the Eredivisie season after the winter break, there was a feeling that, at long last, my boyhood club Feyenoord was on a path to fulfilling its destiny and securing their first league title since 1999. As the weeks passed and the momentum grew, that feeling only got stronger. The self-same […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – Arsenal ride their luck while Spurs and Feyenoord feel the pressure.

Well that wasn’t how I thought last weekend was going to turn out at all! As I wrote on these very pages last week (https://football-nerd.org/2017/05/05/football-nerd-weekly-ramblings-abject-arsenal-plumb-new-depths-while-feyenoord-could-make-the-dream-a-reality-this-weekend/), I thoroughly expected Tottenham to keep the pressure up on table-toppers Chelsea, but instead their single goal defeat at the London Stadium saw them virtually hand Antonio Conte’s side the […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – Abject Arsenal plumb new depths, while Feyenoord could make the dream a reality this weekend.

As an Arsenal supporter there is only really one place to start this week and that is with yet another weak-willed capitulation, this time for the final time at the home of our nearest-but-not-so-dearest North London rivals. Criticism of yet another abject performance from Arsène Wenger’s side should in no way denigrate from the quality […]