Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – the European Super League, surely a step too far in the never-ending pursuit of greed?

Periodically a story breaks in both the football-focused and news media alerting us to the desire of Europe’s elite clubs to break away from their own domestic leagues and to form a European Super League. This time it was German news magazine Der Spiegel that ran a story alleging that seven of Europe’s top clubs […]

Football Nerd Weekly – Should the Premier League heed the warnings of the New York Yankees and ‘kill not the goose that lays the golden eggs’?

As a result of the recent international break and a whirlwind trip to New York City with my Dad to watch the New York Yankees take on their long-standing rivals the Boston Red Sox on consecutive evenings, I have been slightly disengaged from all things football over the last couple of weeks. Our baseball experience […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings- Theatres of Silence- it’s football José… but not as we know it!

Normally I try and take everything that self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ José Mourinho says with a large dollop of salt, mindful of the fact that every single soundbite has been calmly and carefully crafted with a specific purpose and intention. However this weekend the Machiavellian manager’s utterings about the Old Trafford crowd and the lack of […]