Make Shaw he’s in the team, Gareth.

After his big-money move to Chelsea in the summer, it was almost a certainty that Ben Chilwell would be England’s starting left-back at the Euros and had they gone ahead as planned in 2020, then he wouldn’t have had much competition. But Luke Shaw’s upturn in form over the past few months has been nothingContinue reading “Make Shaw he’s in the team, Gareth.”

Olivier Giroud. Born 15 years too late.

I think Olivier Giroud is a wonderful, wonderful football player. He’s strong, brilliant in the air and can finish well, but he also possesses a deft touch that we don’t normally associate with players of his style. You just have to look at that assist for Jack Wilshere in Arsenal’s win against Norwich back inContinue reading “Olivier Giroud. Born 15 years too late.”

Feel-good Stories of the Week

Is Bale (finally) back? A goal in Europe on Wednesday, followed by a brace against Burnley on Sunday? Much like everyone, I had my doubts when Tottenham re-signed their Welsh talisman on loan and until this week, I was pretty pleased with my prediction. But he looked really good at the weekend; his second goalContinue reading “Feel-good Stories of the Week”

Feel Good Stories of the Week

Why Come to Wycombe? After scraping their way in to the Championship last season, nobody expected Wycombe Wanderers to do much and after 27 games they were sitting 12 points adrift of safety. Their top goal scorer only has 4 goals, they’ve conceded a league high 49 and only Wayne Rooney’s Derby County have scoredContinue reading “Feel Good Stories of the Week”

Lamps flame has gone out. But I think he was a bright light in dark times.

Chelsea’s poor run of recent form has lead to Frank Lampard’s dismissal. After spending in the region of £220 Million in the summer, not having the results to show for it and the boards history of sacking managers, it’s hardly come as a surprise. But with Chelsea’s transfer embargo affecting Lampard’s first season, I thinkContinue reading “Lamps flame has gone out. But I think he was a bright light in dark times.”