Not Even The Best Winger In The Beatles

I started working on this post a little while ago when I saw this tweet by @SpursStatMan: But then I shelved it for a while. After all, I don’t want to be starting any… Continue reading

Jack Is Back…Catch Him If You Can

In the words of David Bowie, from the sleeve of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (1972) “TO BE PLAYED AT MAXIMUM VOLUME” By the way, all video… Continue reading

Steve Bould’s Infamous Team Talk Released

Video  of the infamous Steve Bould “Team Talk” following Arsenal’s humiliating capitulation has been leaked. Confidential! Do NOT share…

AGONY AUNT Day: The BSM March – Should I march if I only partly agree?

Today I launch my “Agony Aunt Day”: As part of a new series I created because I have been deluged by questions that I receive from Twitter followers and comments on my blog, I have… Continue reading


Concordia The old lion moved across the plains. Over his shoulder he saw his constant companions of late, a pack of hyenas, jogging along behind him, their pace synced to his. The game… Continue reading

A Leper Can’t Change His Socks

Ron Gourlay, CEO of Chelsea F.C. Ron Gourlay has 2 jobs at Chelsea F.C.: he is Chief Executive and he is Chief Sacker. He sacks Abramovich’s managers for him. Usually, he just has… Continue reading

“6-1? No thanks. We’ll stick with 5-2.” And…”Theo, let’s work this thing out”

This is a blog about Theo but it may take the scenic route to get there. We will get to Theo soon enough, my pretties. And before we get started I would like… Continue reading

Ja, aber mein Beutelmaus hat verstopfung

Here is an excerpt from a previous blog on the topic of not topping ourselves: Step Back From The Ledge, Gooners Fellow Gooners, throw away the nooses, flush the pills down the toilet… Continue reading

And Reading sang “Robin van Persie…is laughing at this”

@henrywinter: Reading fans serenading AFC fans with: “Robin van Persie…is laughing at this” and “you’re getting thumped on the telly” Well fuck me green! Now that’s what I call a game. It was… Continue reading

A Tactical Analysis of the Norwich Game – What Went Wrong and How To Fix It

I am generally not known for blogging about tactics. I suspect many think I am just a joker, and that my blogs are full of gags and gimmicks – a disposable, cheap thrill.… Continue reading