Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings- VARcical and petulant scenes shatter the ennui at the Emirates.

Watching Arsenal over recent seasons, since Arsène lost his magic touch at the time of the premature break-up of the Invincibles, with the evident disinterest of an owner concerned only with the bottom line value of his asset and an apathetic, if not increasingly disenfranchised fanbase, hasn’t been an especially thrilling experience. The dog days […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – Missing: One delicate mega-bucks superstar! Anyone have any information as to the whereabouts of Mesut Özil?

After the apparent indignity of being made to play and captain a team made up of youngsters looking to stake their claim for a first team spot, squad players and some returning from long-term injury against Nottingham Forest in the League Cup a couple of weeks ago, Mesut Özil seems to have gone missing again. […]

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 […]

Football Nerd Weekly Ramblings – The Interlull (© Arseblog) is over (for now!), before we get back to the real stuff what did we learn?

So there we go, that’s another Interlull disappearing from view, but what (if anything!) did we learn from it? First of all from an England perspective it seems the front three that is emerging: Sterling, Kane, Rashford/Sancho is enough to rival any in the international game. With a total of nine goals scored in the […]