Soccer AM, YOTA and The New Direction – A Defence of Noel Gallagher

In a time of unpopular opinion threads on social media, there is one thing that is undeniable – Soccer AM isn’t as good as it used to be. So when a video of Noel Gallagher playing guitar on the show appeared on my twitter timeline, it took me a couple of searches to find out why. Soccer AM now incorporates live music into the Saturday … Continue reading Soccer AM, YOTA and The New Direction – A Defence of Noel Gallagher

Fan Stickers – Football Culture At Its Finest

Travel to many football stadiums around Europe and you will see several sights. Whether it be a matchday or not, there are plenty of ways to tell that it is a place for fans to turn up and support their club. However, there are very few aspects which sum up fan culture as well as the humble sticker. For something which can – and often … Continue reading Fan Stickers – Football Culture At Its Finest

The End Of Another Chapter for Ebbsfleet United?

As an Ebbsfleet United fan, you need to expect the unexpected. You can wake up on any given Monday morning and know that, over the course of the next seven days, the club can be in a completely different state. This has been one of those weeks. It has been common knowledge that the players haven’t been given their wages on time for several months … Continue reading The End Of Another Chapter for Ebbsfleet United?

The Real Magic Of The FA Cup Isn’t On The Pitch

Isn’t going to a football match fantastic? The sights, the smells, the idea of screaming at complete strangers for running about on a bit of grass. Absolute beautiful, chaotic bliss. With top level football becoming more and more expensive it can be tough for fans to go and watch their heroes play in league matches. However, one or two weekends a season allow supporters who … Continue reading The Real Magic Of The FA Cup Isn’t On The Pitch

Five potential breakout stars of the world cup

Every World Cup is not only an opportunity for nations to prove their might, but also a chance for individuals to introduce themselves to a worldwide audience. In 2010 a 21 year-old Mesut Ozil made the globe take notice of his talents and Memphis Depay did the same in 2014- so whose turn is it to set the world alight in this year’s tournament? Pione … Continue reading Five potential breakout stars of the world cup

Ebbsfleet vs Aldershot. 2018 and all that…

Now and again it’s fun to go against the flow. Really show people that you aren’t one of them. That there’s something different about you. Being in the North East and supporting a National League side 300 miles away is always going to set you apart. With two big clubs in Sunderland and Newcastle most fans are drawn towards those two sides so, when Ebbsfleet … Continue reading Ebbsfleet vs Aldershot. 2018 and all that…

Is guitar music dead? Alex Turner, the NME and Twitter

The 2014 Brit Awards aren’t memorable for a particular winner, performance or crowd moment. Instead it was a speech. Arctic Monkeys won British album of the year for AM in London- but it wasn’t the band’s success that stole the show. Instead, Alex Turner swaggered his way onto the stage followed by the rest of the band and began to talk about “that rock and … Continue reading Is guitar music dead? Alex Turner, the NME and Twitter

Why Ranieri needed to go for Leicester to avoid problems faced by the FA

Leicester entertained the world last year with their group of loveable outcasts coming together to claim the Premier League title against all odds. That sort of story will never happen again, but it is important for clubs to look to the future, instead of clinging onto the past in the desperate hope that, one day, all will become good once again. Letting Claudio Ranieri go … Continue reading Why Ranieri needed to go for Leicester to avoid problems faced by the FA