Happy Tuesday, I hear that Nigeria and Senegal are Ebola free. Patrick Vieira and Nwankwo Kanu were at the forefront of that good fight. Well played guys, well played. I’m not though. So carry on as you were…
Moving on to today’s post. Interesting story doing the rounds about Stan Kroenke and his henchman getting a journo fired from his job for speaking out against the KSE massive. Mans making noise about underperformance… gets the P45 bullet in the post.
Bad times. Amazing that an exec could take that much of an issue against a little old journo. Amazing he’d get any satisfaction from having someone fired. Incredible that anyone can have influence that allows that sort of spoilt brat behaviour any air time.
You can’t really do that over here. What you can do is use access for silence on all sorts of issues. We’ve seen that, haven’t we? So many of the big boy journalists keep things to themselves in case they upset the club. The lack of interest when it comes to investigating our injuries / shocking approach to scouting is purposeful ignorance. Sad times when that’s the game you have to play. No wonder media brands are in the shit. Sad thing is it’s creeping over into the amateur game. Blogs are succumbing. How many of the major players in my realm have a blended media role or a back handed tie up?
Here, we’ll never shirk calling a spade a spade. The only thing that would silence Le Grove is an amazon gift voucher, or an XBox one.
JUST KIDDING. Computer games are for kids who wear replica shirts.
Onto some real meaty football goodness. Champions League football starts tonight. The big game I’ll be paying close attention to is the Roma game. I have hardons for both their coaches. Pep apparently wants to come to England, which excites me. Both are tactical masters with very good squads. You’d have to imagine Bayern will be too powerful, but you never know. It’ll be a fun game I’d imagine. Hopefully it isn’t a bore fest… you know what the Italians can play like.
Arsenal have a keeping crisis for, like, for one game only. Well, actually, it’s a bit deeper than that, because really we should have more than 2 keepers capable of playing. It’s not unfathomable that Arsenal would have an injury crisis. Who knew Ospina and Diaby wore the same brand of debilitating trainers as kids? So, we have Martinez, who apparently did pretty well on loan last season. Whether he can make the jump is yet to be seen… then we have Huddart, 17, or Vickers, 18. Both sound very English. At the very least, they’ll have a nice away trip.
So that’ll be exciting. You’d imagine Anderlecht will be shooting on site to unsettle our number three. Hopefully we can dominate the game and not have to see that play out.
Lukas Podolski had to come out and tell Twitter he wasn’t going to Spurs. Pretty unlikely move for Pochettino who likes to play a pressing game. It is clear that Wenger wants rid of the German. Pretty clear he’s not interested on that salary. Not that I mind, he’s a good personality to have around the club and he’s a winner. Also, Issac Hayden, late seventies soul singer, has picked up an injury.
It’s not looking good, is it?
Still, we should have enough for this one. It’s Anderlecht. Right? Am I right?
Yeah, I’m right. Enjoy the games tonight!