With Financial Fair Play soon to be introduced, the emphasis on seeking and developing talent is sure to be far greater than before. Certainly for those clubs that don't have rights to the lucarative parachute payment handed to those who have suffered relegation from the Premier League. Meaning that many clubs are likely to be handicapped when it comes to battling it out for players on quite high wages.
There has been much discussion in recent times about racism within football, and as a football fan I think it’s important that these more political issues aren’t ignored and so recent events have prompted me to put over my view on the problems.
"I'd rather just stick with Bowyer for now. Things aren't perfect at present, but those with short memories seem to have forgotten that it has been, and could be a hell of a lot worse"
I know stability is key especially now and I understand Kean apparently said he would try and sign Beckham and a couple of other ridiculous names only to sign a couple of mediocre players which didn't go down well. That is probably the owners fault also for not giving him funds. I know also he took them down but as I say he didn't have a great group of players to work with. But weren't they 3rd in the Championship when he left and they finished like 17th? I know it was all a bit of a circus and what have you but it didn't seem like he had lost the dressing room or anything. If the fans didn't let their anger out as much they could be in the Premier League right now. Maybe I'm wrong and they needed the change, don't know.
but someone posted how football is dead and isn't as entertaining as other sports such as darts or golf. The three games that have been on the box this weekend dismiss that claim. All three have been entertaining from start to finish with the Merseyside derby being the pick. The advantage of having an open Premier League I suppose..
One of the few players to show some composure, problem was those around him conceded possession so cheaply and look for the early ball and so wasted the nice work he done. This was mainly because we didn't really have a player out wide who could take on a full back and take the pressure of the defensive side of our game and our full backs were guilty of lashing it forward to quickly. I felt sorry for him a bit, he was trying to get in the game but because we were so wasteful in possession he had no choice but to sit deep and the ball was just going back and forward all the time.
I've read a few comments saying we would have been taken apart had we played a better team. We played with ambition that's why, so were hit on the counter and when you play players like Townsend and Welbeck there are going to be gaps. If we had Milner and another conservative left sided player people would have moaned about how boring the games was and it would have been more of a battle. We can't play the perfect game. Sorry, rant over.