Posts Categorized: News Review

SPORTING ETHICS OF A ROUGH FA CUP DRAW

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Arsenal vs Liverpool is always a monster game – it’s not one I have fond memories of, if I’m honest. We’ve been getting battered since the Brendan Rodgers days. Even under Arteta, bar a few freak results; it’s mostly been unhappy times. The FA Cup presents all sorts of ethical sporting dilemmas. Klopp wasn’t interested… Read more »

EXPENSIVE MIDFIELDER LINKED, BUT IS THE SKILLSET RIGHT?

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Well happy Friday to you all; another late-night post from me. Amadou Onana. Linked by a website that started off as a scam transfer hotline for desperate 13-year-olds in the 90s (ME) has linked us out of nowhere with the Everton player. We’re off to a bad start here. My view? This is either made… Read more »

TRANSFER WINDOW HANGS ON SALES: WHO GOES?

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The hot rumour today is… Onana of Everton to Arsenal. Where is the rumour from? Teamtalk. Why do you do it to yourself? Arsenal has to sell before we can buy this window and I’m not really sure who we’re selling if we’re going for Onana? Do we need a destroyer? Aren’t we beyond that?… Read more »

TRANSFER ROUND-UP – REISS, ONANA, AND NETO

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The January transfer rumors are picking up steam rapidly. Let’s do a little round-up, shall we? AARON RAMSDALE WILL NOT LEAVE This sort of rumor is always my favorite. The ‘please don’t dare come bidding for a keeper we’re desperate to rid ourselves of’… …’unless you gotta fat cheque, Newcastle United FC’

PARTEY STAYS, BUT AT WHAT COST?

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Thomas Partey has officially been omitted from the Ghana squad. Chris Hughton weighed up the severity of his operation, the reality that he has no form to speak of, and the worry that rehabbing him during an international comp might break the player and ruin his chances of winning a trophy. This is the most… Read more »

CEMENTING THE NEXT LEVEL IN 2024 (LONG READ)

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Happy New Year to one and all! I hope you are nursing a bad hangover this morning. I wish I was. My bedtime was 0930 last night after picking up plane plague. I spent a load of money stocking the fridge prepared to battle, alas, the battle was lost. Now it’s dry January and I’ve… Read more »

NEW YEARS EVE PRESENTED BY PERSPECTIVE FC

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What a way to start 2024! A pre-written post about a god-awful game against Fulham away from home. It was the worst performance of the season, tinged with even more regret, knowing that Zinchenko is having a scan on another calf injury. I don’t even know where to start with this game, but I’ll try… Read more »