Saturday, 30 May 2015

The Diary Of A Pessimistic Arsenal Fan - Why The FA Cup Needs Arsenal To Lose

By Shane Thomas

This time last year, it was unbearable. The nerves. The anxiety. The knot in my stomach as kick-off drew ever closer. The desperation of ending that trophy drought. And in a manner that was as nerve-shredding as it was circuitous, Arsenal managed it; 2013/14 winners of the FA Cup.

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Chelsea's Foundation Of Steel

By Shane Thomas

Remember Jose Mourinho's "little horse" press conference from last season? After beating eventual champions, Manchester City, he claimed his team were ill-equipped to make a challenge for the Premier League. The press understandably lapped up the pithy soundbite, but that wasn't the most significant utterance from the Portugese. "Next season..." he declared - continuing the equine metaphor - "...we can race."

Sunday, 3 May 2015

Floyd Mayweather is The Best in The Business. And That Makes Me Very Sad

By Shane Thomas

So, the firefighter won. We shouldn't be surprised. He always wins. Floyd Mayweather is boxing's surgeon general, and dominated his bout with Manny Pacquiao to bring the questions to an end. There can be no doubting that he's the most accomplished boxer of his era.