Tag Archives: English Premier League

Sportsthoughts (123) – Premier League half time report

Just past the halfway point in the Premier League season; time for a few thoughts on what’s gone on so far. Top two predictable, rest pretty crazy. Chelsea and Man City are streets ahead of anyone else. Chelsea, in particular, … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (118) – The return of 3-5-2

I apologise in advance if my statto tendencies have got the better of me in this blog! But I love the analysis of tactics and structures – and then the fact that the players can blow it all apart with … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (116) – Premier League predictions!

So, little more than a month since we were watching Germany dismantle Brazil in one of the most astonishing games in World Cup history, the Premier League is back. Time to forget about England’s mediocrity, the collapse of Spain, the … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (92) – FIFA World XI v Premier League XI

FIFA declared its winner of the 2013 Ballon D’Or on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo deservedly won it, not least for his heroic efforts in taking Portugal to the World Cup finals in Brazil. Just pipped Lionel Messi, who was as outstanding … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (81) – Premier League predictions 2013-14

So tomorrow it’s back. The sports monster that sweeps everything else aside once it gets going. More money sloshing around than ever, now BT Sport has arrived on the scene. It has been a great summer of sport again, after … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (39) – The Return of the Premier League

So soon after those feelgood Olympics, all those supremely talented athletes, at once successful and humble, in tune with the crowds who roared them on. After all the smiles, the friendliness, people of all nations happily mixing, celebrating, drinking in … Continue reading

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