Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings: International break boredom, VAR creates an un-level playing field and Orient one step away from Wembley.

Interlull Tedium So here we are in the deepest darkest depths of another Interlull (© Arseblog), after the relative excitement generated by the fledgling Nations League, this one sees a return to the overwhelming tedium of qualification for Euro 2020. Back in 2016 when the Euros expanded to 24 teams, it was suggested that the […]

Orient take a step closer to at least one trip to Wembley.

While the jury may remain out on whether it is a good or a bad thing (https://football-nerd.org/2019/02/06/a-heavily-rotated-orient-do-just-enough-in-the-fa-trophy/), Orient took a step closer to Wembley and a potential FA Trophy Final appearance with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over holders Brackley Town. Their ‘reward’ is a two-leg semi-final against the might of AFC Telford United of the […]