Monthly Archives: December 2011

How do we solve a problem like the BBC pundits?

My argument here is that we should be the kingmakers and therefore get to decide which pundits collect their large salaries for their dour performances in our television and radio studios fronting BBC football.

We pay the license fee and often have to turn to things like twitter or radio to hear strong views from strong personalities about what we are seeing on the football pitch.

Of course we all have different opinions on who are the best pundits out there but we surely must have some common ground on which pundits we wouldn’t like to see on the sofa or in the car on the radio again.

I think for example Shearer Read On..

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United defensive crisis – Who should they replace?

Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic have been the rock at the back along with Evra and Van Der Sar, that has provided the springboard to Uniteds success in the last five years.

Unfortunately players age and pick up injuries and that has inevitably run its course at Old Trafford. The biggest worry is the performances of Rio Ferdinand.

Even though Ferdinand is 33, he is not playing as the experienced central defender who has adapted his game. When teams are playing them, they will focus on hurting players like Ferdinand and taking advantage of them.

Then aside from that United have Jonny Evans, who is also himself struggling badly for form since his Read On..

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Bruce a victim of big expectations

Steve Bruce was removed from his position as Sunderland manager last week, after continuous supporter unrest against Bruce’s approach and tactics.

Firstly I think loosing Darren Bent when he did, Gyan signing with the intention of wanting to move on and the fact that Welbeck had to return to his parent club lost him his job.

The problem as I have indicated is that Sunderland found and lost two regular goalscorers at bad times and couldn’t replace them.

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