Football: Should Players Take a Pay Cut?

Football players (that’s soccer for our American English speaking peers) have a reputation for being overpaid, overrated and obnoxious. A feeling that has been emphasised by the media, which forced The F.A. to suggest that players take a voluntary 30% reduction, which was rejected. Such decisions do not really help the ill-feeling towards football players … More Football: Should Players Take a Pay Cut?

Misunderstanding My A*#e

“Kepaze” Surprisingly, the first word that came into my mind was the Turkish word for “shameful,” and/or “scandalous”. This word has the perfect letters and meaning to describe the actions of Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. (Ironically, Kepa’s surname is very similar to the Turkish word Ariza, meaning “defect”.) Look, we have all have moments in … More Misunderstanding My A*#e

Title Decider?

We are only half-way through the season, yet the game tonight between Man City and Liverpool has the ring of a title decider. A win for the Reds (Liverpool) will put them nine¬†points clear of a very inconsistent Tottenham, and¬†ten ahead of Man City, who are the only serious challengers. I realise that there are … More Title Decider?