Sunderland however, is a disgracefully run football club. Football fans everywhere should be insulted by the way this football club performs season in, season out. It’d be better if they were relegated and spent a few years in the wilderness in order to reassess how they operate. Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results. If that’s the case then Sunderland are the custodians of the asylum.
Thank Christ we didn’t appoint Roberto Martinez, or I’d be writing this from my prison cell.
En Avant de Guingamp is a team that has mastered the art of the cup run, electrifying fans and giving them memories to pass on to their children whilst remaining a charmingly regional outfit. In a slight deviation from regular programming, I actually spoke to a fan of the Breton club – an old friend from my Liverpool days – Liam Kelly.
Sahko handed in a transfer request in a very modern way, airing his grievance with King Klopp via Snapchat of all things. If he was slightly ahead of Yaya Toure in the “likely to get a game in the League Cup soon” stakes, he has certainly slipped.
Mourinho drops Rooney and the resulting earthquake changes the footballing landscape radically enough that it allows Arsenal to finally and emphatically defeat Chelsea. At Anfield Klopp’s Redmen give out a Hull of a beating leaving Mike Phelan a little down on his birthday…
It is saying something when United fans are starting to reminisce misty eyed over the glory day of David Moyes. I mean, even Van Gaal didn’t manage to spend this much money and lose three games in a week. Not that it is all Mourinho’s fault, of course. The referees are to blame, as is Watford’s “luck” in making Rooney, Fellaini and Zlatan look somewhat average.
Welcome to Season 4, Episode 6! Thank you for listening to the Coshcast. If you enjoy it, subscribe right here on Itunes. Another week, another Coshcast. On this episode: Watford spank Manchester United whose squad is starting to look like a luxury yacht – hideously expensive and all at […]
It seems that France really isn’t crazy about sport, certainly not year round, and the half empty stadiums I’ve been witnessing when watching the games stand in testament to that. Zizou’s projection onto a national monument was a powerful gesture; here was the son of Algerian immigrants who had made it to great heights from the roughest parts of Marseilles. A symbol for the secular post-racial republic France viewed itself as. But with a new dawn, the symbol is lost, the light from a single bulb struggling vainly to hold back the flood from a star.
I spent at least five minutes last night trying to remember a better Champions League debut. I recall Rooney getting a hat-trick for United on his first time in a red shirt when he was young, fit and pretty good but I don’t think anything comes close to Leicester City. Ranieri might be aiming for third place in the group but his players clearly have other ideas, racing to a 3-0 win over Club Brugge. It was that comfortable for them Mahrez even scored a penalty, which complimented his free kick rather nicely.
Why was Cavani not substituted long time ago and how will PSG solve the Cavani conundrum?
Can Wenger fit Coquelin, Cazorla and Xhaka into the same team?
Colin Crawford is a museum worker with a well cultivated taste for the arcane and unusual. Buy him a cup of tea and he’ll talk about anything to do with soccer. This season Colin is exploring Ligue 1, club by club. This week? SM Caen, and their away […]
To hear them talk about the education of young players, about the work ethic they instill in their own children, about the countless hours they voluntarily put into learning Spanish as quickly as possible, about the way they would like their teams to play and their players behave, makes one sit up and take notice. It is infectious. It makes one want to stand up and shout “preach” or “amen” as if in church. It makes one think “if this was my coach, manager or boss I would hang on every word”. Such is the passion, clarity and earnestness with which they speak about the game.
It was an action packed Saturday in the Premier League as Pep’s City play football from another planet and leave Manchester United very much like Saturn – with rings run around them, despite Claudio Bravo’s best attempts to ruin everything.
Listen to the latest episode of the Coshcast below and subscribe on iTunes right here! Colin Crawford is a museum worker with a well cultivated taste for the arcane and unusual. Buy him a cup of tea and he’ll talk about anything to do with soccer. This season […]
Listen to the latest episode of the Coshcast below and subscribe on iTunes right here! Chris Darwen is a sports writer and author living his dream on the Costa Blanca in Spain. Tales From The Top Flight has been featured each week in the largest English speaking newspaper […]
Welcome to Episode 4 of Season 4! Thank you for listening to the Coshcast. If you enjoy it, subscribe right here on Itunes. It may be International weekend in football but it’s always international weekend on the Coshcast as a Nigerian, Egyptian, Indian and Brit take you through the latest […]
Listen to the latest episode of the Coshcast below and subscribe on iTunes right here! Adura Adegbuyi is a Real Madrid fan based in Toronto, Canada. He is on Twitter at @aduraadura. Zinedine Zidane replaced Rafa Benitez on January 04, 2016 as head coach of Real Madrid after […]
Listen to the latest episode of the Coshcast below and subscribe on iTunes right here! So Tottenham have signed Moussa Sissoko. For 30m. Which is a fleecing. Let’s be honest. Even in “this market”, that kind of money for a player who has shown flashes of class but […]