Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – yet another Interlull (©Arseblog) to be endured!

So here we are smack bang in the middle of another international break, but despite my complaints last time https://football-nerd.org/2016/10/06/football-nerd-weekly-ramblings-not-another-insufferable-international-break/, this time it seems a bit more tolerable. This evening will see England face Scotland at Wembley for the first time in a competitive match for 17 years. While it is undeniable that the oldest […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – Not another insufferable International Break!

So we find ourselves at the start of yet another International break in the domestic football programme, or as popular Arsenal blogger Arseblog has christened them, ‘Interlulls’. The marginal amount of anticipation for England followers comes with the sacking of Sam Allardyce and the appointment of Gareth Southgate as interim coach; although in all honesty […]

Is Sam Allardyce the right choice as England Manager?

After a recruitment process lasting all of three weeks, Sam Allardyce was last week confirmed as the latest England manager. Big Sam’s reputation is such that he is seen as something of a specialist in Premier League survival; and as such questions are already being asked about whether he is up to the task of […]

Football Nerd – Euro 2016 – Thursday 16th of June

With England fans massing in the old town and more unwanted rain, we opted to watch England-Wales in a relatively quiet bar just off the high street; it did however seem like there were more people watching the football/ sheltering from the rain than the owners had anticipated, which made the service a bit random. […]