Category Archives: Top Four

Arsenal and United in danger of falling behind

For a league that prides itself on being the best in the world, the Premier League has experienced a rather unremarkable summer, joyless even. Not even Jose Mourinho has managed to stir the collective enthusiasm, the Portuguese’s return to Stamford … Read more…

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Arsenal: it’s all a bit of a mess over Suarez!

As the old saying goes, the more things change, the more they stay the same, and one would be hard pressed to find a Premier League club to whom those words ring true with as they do with Arsenal. Unfortunately … Read more…

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Spurs race for the top four – it’s just another case of history repeating…or is it?

Wow, it’s amazing the difference a couple of months can make in football. One minute everyone is saying you are nailed on to finish in the top four come the end of the season, the next you’re not, and the … Read more…

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Rafa Benitez to Chelsea Fans: Mad Rant or Clever PR Strategy

  It has to be said that whether you support Chelsea or not, last night’s rant on 5Live made for seriously entertaining listening - a rarity on that program. But as a match with West Brom looms large, Rafa Benitez reached … Read more…

Posted in Champions League, Club Focus, Competitions, Europa League, Football, Football Chants, Managers, News, Owners, Top Four | 2 Comments

Spurs Preview …. Excuse the Pessimism

Tottenham Last Season: 4th Premier League Champions Odds: 25/1 Ahh the Premier League…let me think back and remember what that is. After a summer of sport unlike any other in my life, it’s bread and butter time – the start … Read more…

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Will Manchester United be overtaken by the noisy neighbours again?

Before I start it is prudent to point out that I’m writing this blog without knowing the full extent of the respective squads that will be lining up when the season kicks off this Saturday. They say a week is … Read more…

Posted in Conference, Financial Fair Play (FFP), Football, Premier League, Top Four | 2 Comments