Here’s a thought. It strikes me that our outrage over Baku staging the Europa League final only arose because we’re in it. Will criticism of future host cities can continueContinue readingSenior Pros Blast UEFA Over Baku
It’s strange how inquisitiveness leads to momentary whimsy. Regular readers know the power behind the throne is Spanish, leading to the question around the dinner table of how the nameContinue readingGames for Thrones and UEFA Take The Mkhi But Arsenal Won’t
Whether it be Westminster or the White House, a week is a long time in politics. Football is no different. UEFA and FIFA drag their heels in a way whichContinue readingUEFA Taking The Mkhi & Weak Ownership
The matches come thick and fast for the next fortnight with European and domestic cups interspersed among the Premier League schedule. With injuries taking their toll, the depth of theContinue readingOn Rotation, Consistency and Summer Sales
Politics and sport never mix, with the latest sorry incident to stuff into a packed back catalogue being Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s withdrawal from the Arsenal squad for Thursday night’s game inContinue readingOn Mkhitaryan and Squad Rotation
Yesterday’s UEFA Europa League draw threw a spanner in the works for the game against Qarabag. The Azerbijian – Armenia state of war means Henrikh Mkhitaryan won’t receive a visa.Continue readingThe Henrikh Manoeuvre and Adapt To Thrive
After the euphoria of Thursday night’s rout, the comedown was very quick indeed. Henrikh Mkhitaryan has torn one, with his medial ligament damage reportedly keeping him out for a fewContinue readingMhiki-tears-one and Ramsey: Lost in Contract Mess or Staying Put?
I think my favourite fact about Henrikh Mkhitaryan is that his late father’s name was Hamlet. If only I wasn’t such a Luddite and could give this blog a moment ofContinue readingOn Mkhitaryan, Things and Aubameyang