2016/17 Premier League Football Predictions

cutmypic (1)At the start of every  season, I like to predict how I think the final Premier League table will look, as well as guess the winners of the various cup competitions.

This time, I’ve decided to post my predictions on here so everyone who reads this can laugh at how horribly wrong I will inevitably be.

Manchester City are my pick for the title, and the reason for that is simple: Pep Guardiola.

Much of the hype has surrounded Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba on the other side of town, but for me, this might be just a season too soon for United. Continue reading

Sam Allardyce – Unfashionable, but a good fit for England

cutmypic (1)So here we are again; another major tournament, another embarrassing failure and another new face at the helm of English football. It’s an all too familiar pattern.

The England national job has become something of a poisoned chalice since Bobby Moore lifted the World Cup way back in 1966. Many have tried to repeat that feat and all have failed.

The latest man to take up the challenge is Sam Allardyce, and whilst he may not be the modern day Alf Ramsey, he is someone who might – just might – at least restore a modicum of respectability following the shambles of the Euros.

Allardyce might not be the most glamorous choice, nor was he a particularly overwhelming candidate for the role, but out of all the options, he’s perhaps the best fit. Continue reading