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Why Mauricio Pochettino isn’t quite as ‘magic’ as most people think
Three games into the new Premier League Season, and Spurs were in a cluster of teams at the top of the table who had a spotless record. Everything, to the outside, and even within certain inside eyes, looked rosey again, and there were even murmurs of another title 'challenge' (for want of a better word,...
The real reason why England fans dislike International breaks
It is of no subtlety that fans of football, and in particular, teams in higher tier leagues, dislike International breaks, and can't wait for the domestic season to resume. For these fans, these two weeks feel like much longer, with little football of any interest on, and even less that matters in the grand scheme...
England cricket selectors: A waste of time?
At the time of writing, England have just beaten India in the fourth test of their five match series, leading 3-1. Now, no matter what happens in the final match, England will have won this series, against the number one team in the world. However, not even the most deluded England fans will believe that...
Cook’s Retirement: The end of a struggle for England?
How about a positive England Test Cricket fan? Yes, it does sound almost unbelievable. Most will be looking at Alistair Cook's retirement from International Cricket as a worry for a number of reasons. The lack of experience of the current crop against top sides will be pointed out all the more by the media. But...
Is sport changing from a hobby, to a commodity?
Even just a couple of years ago, watching live sport was relatively simple. Although a subscription was required, it was well known within the community that if one wanted to watch any mainstream sport, then a Sky Sports subscription would pretty much cover it all - or at least, it was the only place to...