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Welcome to the blog where I hope to interest you with my opinions on the beautiful game, educate you on parts of the sport you may not know, and show you that statistics tell far from the whole story.

Recent Posts

The best quotations on football

Football is an art, like dancing is an art - but only when it's well done does it become an art

Arsene Wenger

Football is the most important of the less important things in the world

Carlo Ancelotti

In football, the result is an impostor. You can do things really, really well but not win. There's something greater than the result, more lasting - a legacy



Hiya, I'm Matt

I'm a university student currently studying for a Politics and International Relations degree at Lancaster University.  I've started this blog as a side project after seeing way too many opinions from both online and from television pundits that I disagree with.  Hopefully you'll enjoy reading mine!

I've always been a fan of the beautiful game, I went to my first England Match when I was 5, it was England vs Macedonia at Old Trafford if my memory serves me correctly.  I am a boyhood Chelsea fan so naturally I will have a soft spot for the, when it comes to my opinions.  However, throughout the my mental health struggles since 2019 football has always proved to be a beacon and an escape for me.  It is because of this I got invested in the tactics and the theories of the game.  This is what has inspired me to start this blog as a better place to put these thoughts down

Always Remember, its a beautiful game

“The thing about football – the important thing about football – is that it is not just about football.”

- Terry Pratchet

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