Tales from the Top Flight, by Chris Darwen

Darwen, an Englishman by birth, moved down to the south coast of Spain on a whim, after taking on local team CD Torrevieja on Football Manager. This excitement for life and overwhelming passion for football is evident in his new book, Tales from the Top Flight (TFTTF). The book is a compilation of satirical articles he wrote about the 2015/16 English Premier League season for … Continue reading Tales from the Top Flight, by Chris Darwen

Pre-Season Ponderings: Swansea City to West Ham United

As featured on the Huffington Post One of the Ignorant Fan’s many musings Praise be the gods, club football is almost back! After enduring a summer that was somehow both packed with football and had nothing interesting to watch at the same time, we get to look forward to the excitement of the Premier League! I mean if Leicester City – the greatest underdog story … Continue reading Pre-Season Ponderings: Swansea City to West Ham United

Pre-Season Ponderings: Manchester United to Sunderland

As featured on Huffington Post One of the Ignorant Fan’s many musings Praise be the gods, club football is almost back! After enduring a summer that was somehow both packed with football and had nothing interesting to watch at the same time, we get to look forward to the excitement of the Premier League! I mean if Leicester City – the greatest underdog story ever© … Continue reading Pre-Season Ponderings: Manchester United to Sunderland

Pre-Season Ponderings: Everton to Manchester City

As featured on the Huffington Post One of the Ignorant Fan’s many musings Praise be the gods, club football is almost back! After enduring a summer that was somehow both packed with football and had nothing interesting to watch at the same time, we get to look forward to the excitement of the Premier League! I mean if Leicester City – the greatest underdog story … Continue reading Pre-Season Ponderings: Everton to Manchester City

Pre-Season Ponderings: Arsenal To Crystal Palace

As featured on the Huffington Post One of the Ignorant Fan’s many musings  Praise be the gods, club football is almost back! After enduring a summer that was somehow both packed with football and had nothing interesting to watch at the same time, we get to look forward to the excitement of the Premier League! I mean if Leicester City – the greatest underdog story … Continue reading Pre-Season Ponderings: Arsenal To Crystal Palace

The Importance of Paul Pogba

As featured on the Huffington Post Four years ago, a disgruntled young footballer left a club at the top of the pyramid to pursue his career elsewhere. He was portrayed as player without patience, one who would choose riches over his guaranteed development under one of the finest managers of the game. Today, it is widely accepted that Sir Alex made a mistake, possibly the biggest of … Continue reading The Importance of Paul Pogba

What Could Brexit Mean for the Premier League?

On 23rd June 2016, the British public took part in a referendum to decide whether it would stay in or leave the European Union. As the results filtered in, it became apparent that The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland would be leaving the EU. Understandably, this has created an uncertain political, social and economic atmosphere in the British Isles. To understand what Brexit could mean … Continue reading What Could Brexit Mean for the Premier League?