After working in the same bar part-time for 3 years now, and bar work being a job I enjoy and that gives me time to reflect and ponder (when not too strenuous), I have accumulated a list of 20 of the characters or stereotypes you are guaranteed to discover and meet in any bar or … Continue reading UK Bar Stereotypes
Listening and looking through iTunes and more authentically my album collection I discovered a pattern for many bands that I have followed from their breakthrough debut releases to the present day. These bands came on to the music scene simultaneously while I was developing my taste of music during my younger years. The genres that … Continue reading First Album Theory
Chelsea – First of all congratulations to the Premier League Champions, marking their 5th Title under the ownership of Roman Abramovich with an impressive dominant campaign. Ever since manager Antonio Conte changed their formation to the re-invigorated 3-4-3, Chelsea dominated the league, and go into Saturday’s FA Cup final as heavy favourites in many fans … Continue reading Premier League 16/17 – the Truth of the season
Limited value for money in the English Transfer Window: First of all, numerous clubs this month are laughing all the way to the bank, especially Hull in making £10million for Robert Snodgrass aswell as making a couple of shrewd loan signings, and Everton gaining close to £10million for the combined transfer of Darron Gibson and … Continue reading Three things from January
Ever since Pep Guardiola joined Man City and the Premier League in the summer for the 2016/17 season, the media has constantly begged the question if his possession based, counter-attacking football will work in England. In the last weeks Man City have lost against Chelsea, Leicester, Liverpool and Everton, all convincing wins for the opposition, … Continue reading The media relish seeing Pep Guardiola struggle in the Premier League
With recent matches against Scotland and Spain, our performances have been described as dangerous on the counter-attack but lacking elsewhere. English football have long had a history of quality wingers, some have proven to be heroic role-models such as David Beckham, some were blessed with immense skill such as John Barnes, and others failed to … Continue reading England wingers – spoilt for choice
27th May 2009, Stadio Olimpico Rome, Champions League final, Iniesta, Xavi, Messi and co. destroy Manchester United to claim their third Champions League trophy and to complete a historic treble for the illustrious Catalan club. Anyway enough of the history that most football fans hold knowledge of, personally this was to be the start of … Continue reading Michael Carrick still a footballer! Why oh why?!