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While France Won the Cup, Croatia Won Our Hearts.

World Cup winners France 2018

The dust has settled on the 2018 World Cup and it’s time for reflection. With the emotion taken away, an objective look reveals some interesting thoughts.
France, the World Cup winners, showed mental fortitude and a disciplined approach to sacrifice individual skills for the benefit of the team. Deschamps must be given huge credit for bringing together a group of talented individuals and turning them into a hard-working team. Along the way they had to overcome two South American heavyweights, Argentina and Uruguay, as well as the promising young Belgium team. France too, have a young squad, more than capable of repeating in four years time. Continue Reading →

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A New Era at Arsenal and Arsene Wenger Memories.

Arsene Wenger celebrating Arsenal Win

Arsene Wenger, the man with the record of managing the most Premier League matches in history during his long stint at Arsenal, has gone.

Other teams, most recently Manchester United, have suffered a downturn after a long-serving Manager departed. No doubt the Arsenal FC Board have taken this into account and have already supported player purchases for incoming Manager Unai Emery, although this young Spaniard does have a pedigree of winning. He has already accumulated an impressive eight trophies in his thirteen year coaching career. Certainly, he had a wealth of talent at his disposal when he won the French Ligue with PSG, and prior to that his three Europa League wins with Sevilla, so his building a team to suit his style could see several changes at the London based club.

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