An Ode to Steven Gerrard and a Lament on English Football
Where will the next Gerrard come from? Not England.
English football and the identity crisis.
The Coq Returns to Roost
(This article was written before Arsenal´s match against Crystal Palace on February 21)
In 2015, Francis Coquelin has recorded the most interceptions in Europe and the most tackles in the Premier League — delightfully surprising statistics for a player who appeared on his…
Rat Race (noun) (informal)
1. A way of life in which people are caught up in a fiercely competitive struggle for wealth or power.
2. A rat race is an endless, self-defeating, or pointless pursuit. It conjures up the image of the futile efforts of a lab rat trying to escape while running around a maze or…
It is quite hard to imagine the birth of a tactical genius. He appears the heck out of nowhere, and becomes famous for a fantastic style and vision for the game. But, was he ever a kid? Did he play football? Was he born in a tracksuit with a beard, a yellow cap and a pair of glasses? It’s…