We need to talk about Jesse.

Lingard’s meteoric rise back to the top of the game since joining West Ham on loan in January has been incredible. 6 goals and 3 assists in 8 games are ridiculous numbers for any player, let alone someone who has hardly featured over the past 2 seasons. Gareth Bale was in a similar boat whenContinue reading “We need to talk about Jesse.”

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.”

“Really, is this what it has come to?”

Sometimes it’s easy to forget why you do certain things. But when I read David Walsh’s report on the Arsenal v Manchester United game in The Sunday Times, it made it very very easy to remember why I started this blog. It was hardly a match that we will be telling our grandchildren about, butContinue reading ““Really, is this what it has come to?””