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- Arsenal 2018 when faith becomes delusion.

The misguided sense of entitlement and over-hyped expectation of the modern football fan, the sense that because we pay a fortune to watch the games we are somehow owed something in return; is a sentiment for which I have little sympathy (https://football-nerd.org/2017/09/13/football-nerd-weekly-ramblings-dont-expect-loyalty-in-modern-football-and-you-wont-be-disappointed/). However, the very least that we can expect from our team is commitment, […]