December 9 Opinion

The Pre-Match Preamble – Gameweek 16

Football managers rarely dig out their players. The very best will preach that you should divert the blame …

November 28 Opinion

The Pre-match Preamble – Gameweek 14

There are such fine margins between success and failure, and often, while we fret over Wildcards and captaincies, …

November 18 Opinion

The Pre-Match Preamble – Gameweek 12

So we’ve finally seen the back of the international breaks. That will come as relief, no doubt, to …

November 4 Opinion

The Pre-Match Preamble – Gameweek 11

I’d like to think that my season is now in “The Recovery Position”. Ranked just above 330,000, it’s …

October 28 Opinion

The Pre-Match Preamble – Gameweek 10

For a minute, we were in danger of becoming complacent. With the outside chance of Pep Guardiola picking …