Monthly Archives: January 2017

Balance key for QPR

Since Ian Holloway began his second spell at Loftus Road in November, he has made 12 changes to the squad. They have signed Matt Smith, who has a respectable goals per minute ratio at this level, Sean Goss, on the books at Manchester United for five years and Luke Freeman, a 14/15 League One star… Read more →

West Ham’s Payet sale sad but correct

West Ham fans’ memories of Dimitri Payet should be his performances last season. After starring on his Premier League debut in the win at Arsenal, he put in some outstanding performances, such as the brace against Newcastle then inspiring the team to a dramatic 12-minute comeback at Everton. He lit up the Boleyn Ground with his beautiful free-kicks,… Read more →

Oldham v Bradford: Shez starts strongly

James Hanson’s departure from Valley Parade has been greeted with some sadness, having spent eight years at the club with great memories along the way, but not the disappointment that there might have been previously. Hanson’s height and physical presence had made him a key component of Phil Parkinson’s direct outfit, but under Stuart McCall, the team did not… Read more →