Philosophy or No Philosophy? That is the question.

Jose Mourinho is a short term strategist. He plays to win, so when he doesn’t there is little for him to fall back on. He doesn’t seem particularly attached to a style of play nowadays, unless you consider parking the bus to be a style. I like to think of it as an anti-football philosophy….

There’s No Place Like Home.

West-Ham’s home form hasn’t been too smart so far this season. A home fixture against proverbial strugglers Sunderland offers the Hammers an opportunity to get things going at the Olympic Park Stadium. However, a word of warning to the headline writers; a home victory no matter how convincing could be a false dawn. You simply…

A War on Pointless Punditry.

Former Arsenal defender and now pundit (though I use the word loosely) Martin Keown, says Liverpool turned in their worst performance of the season so far in Monday night’s 0-0 draw at home to Manchester United. I would argue that it was in fact Martin Keown that turned in the worst punditry performance of the…

Woe is Wilshire. Shame on Shearer.

Watch the clip above from MOTD Week 8. Alan Shearer is analysing Bournemouth’s win over Hull. I use the word analysing loosely. Shearer and the MOTD crew have inadvertently compiled a series of clips where Jack Wilshire (32) becomes increasingly infuriated by his new team mates. Wilshire faces a new challenge without the support of…

Rooney should do a Torres.

Another game another chance to bash Wayne Rooney. Small pockets of England fans booed the record goal scorer against Malta on Saturday evening. It wasn’t so long ago that press and pundits were lauding Wayne Rooney’s sideways pings. That was until England (not Rooney) underperformed at the Euros, and Jose Mourinho rightfully explained that Rooney’s…