Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings: Agent Benitez does Liverpool a significant championship favour but Klopp’s men fail to capitalise. While Chelsea’s bizarre implosion opens the door for Arsenal’s return to the Top Four.

Once again with almost Nostradamus-like powers of prediction, yours truly’s proclamation last week that the title race “looks very much like it is going to go right down to the wire” and “it feels very much a case of waiting to see which one of the protagonists will blink first“ (https://football-nerd.org/2019/01/25/football-nerd-weekly-ramblings-the-title-race-mexican-standoff-continues/), proved as prescient as […]

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 Ramblings – Meet the new guard, same as the old guard.

  Start of the season thoughts- https://football-nerd.org/2018/08/10/football-nerd-weekly-ramblings-the-premier-league-is-back-will-anyone-be-able-to-stop-manchester-city/ As October reached its end, with each of the Premier League teams having now played a quarter of their matches, it feels like an appropriate time to take stock of how things are shaping up. Going into the season considered opinion suggested that the push for the title […]