Fabrice Muamba: My Thoughts

I’m sure I’ll get some criticism for writing this; someone is bound to get the wrong end of the stick, either deliberately or accidentally. But what the hell, I’ve seen plenty of other people’s opinions on the situation Fabrice Muamba finds himself in, so I’ll go ahead anyway. Firstly I have nothing but sympathy for…

Official: Horseracing is Pointless and Dull

Horseracing is the only sport that exists purely to sustain a betting industry. Maybe that’s why the people involved can be quite odd – John McCririck for example. But I am fascinated by this picture of trainer Nicky Henderson – has an expression ever said ‘Nice but dim’ any more clearly than this? The horse…

Classic Ronglish

Remember when Ron Atkinson was in charge at Forest and got into the Arsenal dugout by mistake? What a tit. But luckily Ron has given the game more than cheap laughs from his shortsightedness, he invented a whole new language of punditry that we like to call Ronglish. Obviously I don’t in any way condone…

Rise of the Arsenal Share Price

Here’s a table showing the increase in the highest price paid for Arsenal shares in the last 4 years, according to Plus Markets website. I must point out that the Plus Markets site doesn’t include the huge blocks that KSE bought from the other directors almost a year ago, and may not include other trades,…

Arshavin: Success or Failure?

Sovsport magazine asked me for my opinions on Andrey Arshavin and his time in England for their latest issue and a feature on Russians in the Premier League. They also asked a couple of Guardian journalists for their opinions on former Everton midfielder Diniyar Bilyaletdinov and former Spud Roman Pavlyuchenko, both of whom have, like…

Man Utd will win the Premier League this year

As Bob Dylan said, Don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows, and the wind is blowing Man Utd’s way now. City have led since October, but been overtaken by the champions with ten games to go. There’s only one point in it, but I can’t see Utd blowing it, Alex Ferguson…