Orient Nerd Weekly Ramblings- Reasons to be cheerful: Orient snatch another win while it looks like we might be back at Brisbane Road very soon.

As disappointing as it was to exit the FA Cup at the first obstacle for the fifth consecutive year, it may have helped Orient in this hectic season with its condensed timeframe. We have already seen the benefits of having a week off from the Saturday-Tuesday-Saturday routine and a relatively settled squad with the wins […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings: Will the worsening Covid financial crisis be the end of English football as we know it?

Another week and another blog post that by necessity has to focus on the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, the restrictions on football fans being able to return to stadiums (Spoiler Alert: not anytime soon!) and the impact that this increasingly looks like having on football. However, let’s start with the relatively good news, […]

Football Nerd Retro Ramblings Part 7: 1988/89- George Graham, Michael Thomas, Anfield and all that.

Part 1: Clough and Taylor conquer Europe (Football Nerd Retro Ramblings- The late 70’s and the 80’s when Football was really Football: Clough and Taylor conquer Europe.)  Part 2: Bob Paisley and the legendary Anfield Boot Room dominate England and Europe (Football Nerd Retro Ramblings Part 2- Bob Paisley and the legendary Anfield Boot Room […]

Football Nerd Retro Ramblings Part 4- Elton John, Graham Taylor and the astounding rise of Watford.

Part 1: Clough and Taylor conquer Europe (Football Nerd Retro Ramblings- The late 70’s and the 80’s when Football was really Football: Clough and Taylor conquer Europe.)  Part 2: Bob Paisley and the legendary Anfield Boot Room dominate England and Europe (Football Nerd Retro Ramblings Part 2- Bob Paisley and the legendary Anfield Boot Room […]