Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings- A mixed bag for the Premier League clubs as European battle lines are re-drawn, while Arsenal’s familiar chickens come home to roost.

There is always a frisson of excitement for football obsessives when the battle-lines are redrawn on the European front and the Champions League and Europa League start their knockout phases. With the domestic season having turned into a procession thanks to Liverpool’s utter supremacy, this season the continental stage potentially offers more intriguing competition. After […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – City bounce back (and how!) but is their and Liverpool’s dominance worrying for the Premier League?

So it seems that rumours of the champions demise (Oops! Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – Liverpool establish an unprecedented early lead, can we say they are now favourites for the title?) may have been greatly exaggerated, after a surprising slip up away at Norwich, Manchester City ripped their chosen Premier League whipping boys, Watford, apart […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – Liverpool establish an unprecedented early lead, can we say they are now favourites for the title?

First of all let me state formally for the record that it is way too early to make any predictions whatsoever with regard to the destination of the Premier League title. Last weekend Liverpool’s comfortable (in the end at least) victory over Newcastle combined with Manchester City’s surprising capitulation away at newly promoted Norwich City […]