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Wait Until Next Year Annual Awards 2013

Awarding trophies to captains of winning teams, October 14, 1937

You will have to imagine that this is a star-studded gala, attended by the great and good in all their finery, rather than some hastily cobbled together awards for the best of 2013. I don’t think I’ve exhausted anything over the past 12 months to justify full lists of albums/books/etc of the year. I’ve been far more of a dabbler, so it is probably best to read these ‘awards’ with caution, as it is not like I’ve consumed everything and anything in order to make a reasonably objective judgement. Essentially, here are some things I enjoyed across the year… Read the rest of this entry »

What the transfer deadline madness means for Liverpool

Liverpool badgeThe word ‘unbelievable’ is bandied about far too much in football, yet yesterday’s events as the January transfer window slammed shut were pretty astonishing. Liverpool were at the centre of developments, selling Fernando Torres to Chelsea for £50 million, at the same time as buying in his replacement, Newcastle United’s Andy Carroll, for £36 million. They also completed the purchase of Ajax’s Luis Suarez, for £22.7 million. What recession, eh? Read the rest of this entry »

I have inadvertently become the internet’s number one Roy Hodgson apologist

Roy Hodgson

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Well, a pretty terrible start to the season for Liverpool. Eight games in, and languishing in 19th, a relegation spot. Inevitably, people are already calling for the head of new manager Roy Hodgson. One of the most visible commentators on Twitter, Paul Tomkins, has been at the forefront of these discussions, but has been good enough to retweet my more pro-Roy tweets. This has led to me receiving a barrage of messages questioning me, and demanding the removal of Hodgson. Read the rest of this entry »