Boald Code: Chelsea vs Manchester United and other fixtures

Another weekend, pools of games like sands in Bar Beach. Tempting as they are, there is always need to thread cautiously. It is also a tricky week and there is every need to avoid over-analysis. In our picks this week we will be as direct as possible. We have our bankers, the banana peels andContinue reading “Boald Code: Chelsea vs Manchester United and other fixtures”

What next for Frank Lampard?

It is perhaps too early to put Super Frankie in the bracket of ‘Super player – mediocre manager’. The illustrious club that has the likes of Gary Neville, Roy Keane, Tony Adams etc. cannot admit Frank Lampard yet. His reign at Chelsea can be best termed – ‘arrived early, left early’. We thought Roman AbramovichContinue reading “What next for Frank Lampard?”

Thoughts of a Lunatic: Pressure Mounts on Lampard, Record Breaker Messi and other Talking Points

This is football! Anything can happen. This is where heroes turn to villains and villains turn to heroes before you say Mesut Ozil. Arsenal finally got the back of Ozil. Frank Lampard is running out of legendary bias at Chelsea, just as Lionel Messi is bent on leaving Barcelona with no records left. On thisContinue reading “Thoughts of a Lunatic: Pressure Mounts on Lampard, Record Breaker Messi and other Talking Points”

Time Running Out For Lampard At Chelsea

Putting Chelsea’s season into context, they are just three points ahead of Arsenal – who are having a terrible season. The Blues are worse off than they were at this point last season. They have won just one of their last six matches. Talks of a potential title race has began to simmer as familiarContinue reading “Time Running Out For Lampard At Chelsea”

Thoughts of a Lunatic: Elder Pele, Penalty War and other Talking Points

Happy New Year to all lunatics and everyone else. This is the first Thoughts of a Lunatic for the year, it should be much more civil or maybe. COVID-19 is threatening to truncate football calendars once again, football is battling hard to stay alive. We should not be having pandemic champions and or tainted achievementsContinue reading “Thoughts of a Lunatic: Elder Pele, Penalty War and other Talking Points”

Arsenal’s Win or Saka’s Goal, Which Was The Fluke?

Arsenal returned to winning ways in the Premier League for the first time since November. In that time they have failed to win against the likes of Burnley, Aston Villa, Southampton, Wolves, including a run of not winning home matches, which included four straight defeats at home. A run that has seen them stuck inContinue reading “Arsenal’s Win or Saka’s Goal, Which Was The Fluke?”

Father Christmas In The Premier League

It is Christmas, the season of good cheer and good tidings. Season to give and receive, depending on the side you belong to. The season is synonymous with Santa Claus, also known as Father Christmas. As a folkloric tradition goes, Father Christmas is the bringer of gifts during Christmas. …he knows if you have beenContinue reading “Father Christmas In The Premier League”

Thoughts of a Lunatic: Ole’s Confusion, Chelsea Scammed and Other Talking Points

Merry Christmas to all fellow lunatics – regular readers of Thoughts of a Lunatic, friends of the lunatic, well wishers and witchers. To football matters, sincerely, I am tired of talking about Arsenal. It seems we are at the point we just wait till the end of the season to see how well they fareContinue reading “Thoughts of a Lunatic: Ole’s Confusion, Chelsea Scammed and Other Talking Points”

Champions League Draws: Who Are The Favorites For The Quarterfinals? 1

The Champions League round of 16 draws have been made, the teams now know their next opponents in their quest to win the trophy with the big ears. The likes of Manchester United also await their next opponents, in the quest to win the trophy with no ears. The matches will be played next yearContinue reading “Champions League Draws: Who Are The Favorites For The Quarterfinals? 1”

Pundits Roundtable: Joseph Bassey, Edwin Onyebolise and Patrick Echatah Joins Us To Preview Chelsea vs. Tottenham

Chelsea taking on Tottenham at the Stamford Bridge has a lot riding on it. It is looking like a potential title six-pointer based on the forms of both teams. Jose Mourinho takes on his former player Frank Lampard, against his former team – Chelsea. Top class Pundits – Joseph Bassey, Edwin Onyebolise and Patrick EchatahContinue reading “Pundits Roundtable: Joseph Bassey, Edwin Onyebolise and Patrick Echatah Joins Us To Preview Chelsea vs. Tottenham”