Category Archives: Opinion

Putting the ‘Man’ in Manager

It’s been a while since my last post as I’ve been away preparing to take the logical next step for every engineer. Get an MBA. Because if you don’t have one, are you even an engineer? But let’s not go … Continue reading

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Why Tata Martino Is A Good Fit For Barcelona

Tito Vilanova was forced to step down as manager of FC Barcelona after a tragic relapse of his throat cancer. The entire football family is united in their support of him as he prepares to fight the most important battle … Continue reading

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The Marvel that is, El Clasico!

Imagine the Premier League is Loki from, The Avengers. La Liga is Tony Stark, and they’re having *that* famous conversation. PL: “I have many top quality clubs leading to an Army of highly competitive, high profile matches” LL: “We have … Continue reading

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The Miracle in Madrid

Unai Emery is back in Spain and this time in charge of a stuttering Sevilla team which spectacularly beat Real Madrid at the start of the season but has then faded away. The reason I say he’s back in Spain … Continue reading

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How to Sound like a Football Nerd.

First of all, congratulations to everyone on getting to 2013. The Mayans look pretty stupid from this side of the calendar. But getting back to football, there is so much information these days that everyone (including yours truly) has an … Continue reading

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Ridiculous Cliches in Football Commentary

First of all, an ex-player on tv does not automatically become a ‘pundit’. Just like a squirrel at the stable doesn’t become a horse. Every week we’re treated to some absolute pearls of wisdom from the various ‘pundits’ on TV, … Continue reading

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Roman Abramovich : Too much Vodka or Calculated Madness?

Before you read this let me just make it clear. I’m not trying to justify the decision here. I’m merely trying to fathom the reasons Abramovich might have for sacking baldie. Much as the blues would like to ignore or … Continue reading

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