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What Football’s All About

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what the point of football actually is. Of course the instinctive reaction is to say ‘winning things’, but the more I think about it the more I’m not sure that that’s actually true. Between 2006 and the ...Read More

Let’s Talk About Dejan Lovren

Sometimes scorelines don’t reflect the full story of a match. Against Manchester United, for example, the game finished 1-1 but the home side had just over thirty percent possession and only two shots on target. We beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 yesterday but four or ...Read More

The Midfield Question

Last night was a bit of a mad one in the end, wasn’t it? The first-half was one in which Liverpool dominated but every time Genk got on the ball they looked as though they could be dangerous. A better attacking team would almost ...Read More

Do The PGMOL Simply Want VAR To Fail?

It was a frustrating day yesterday. Liverpool were poor for vast periods of the game, only really clicking into gear for the last twenty or so. Yet a curious narrative has developed since the full-time whistle, with many suggesting that Manchester United deserved to ...Read More