Author: Sean Whipp

Whippy Weekly: Game Week 15

  Chelsea 0 – 1 (Murray 82’) Bournemouth The quality of life really has continued to worsen over at Stamford Bridge, with another calamitous loss against league cellar-dweller’s Bournemouth forcing Jose Mourinho to admit that an attack on the top 4 may in fact be too difficult now. On paper, this game was merely the 14th and 18th placed league sides meeting in a tightly contested lower-end fi...

Whippy Weekly: Game Week 14

Leicester City 1 (Vardy 24’) – (Schweinsteiger 45’) 1 Manchester United Here’s a sentence I didn’t think I’d need to contemplate 14 weeks ago… In a top of the table clash, Leicester City faced off against Manchester United, with the Jamie Vardy hype train in a level of ‘full swing’ never seem before by the team in blue. Vardy’s 11th successive fixture scored in marked the rewriting of a Premier Le...

Whippy Weekly: Game Week 13

  Manchester City 1 (Aguero 44’) – 4 (Mangala 7’ (og), Coutinho 23’, Firmino 32’, Skrtel 81’) Liverpool During the respective transfer windows, or change of managers, there is often substantial talk regarding how a team “should” be capable of playing “on paper”. Such an assertion suggests that a team has a talented roster, but lacks a certain cohesiveness, fluidity or understanding during tra...

WHIPPY WEEKLY: GAME WEEK 12

After a week in which oil oligarch and billionaire club owner Roman Abramovich was goaded into confirming that Jose Mourinho did in fact have the total support of the club (see: 30 million pound firing clause), the lads in blue travelled to my favourite venue.

WHIPPY WEEKLY: GAME WEEK 11

The Game Week 11 fixtures displayed why the English Premier League is so often a victim of hyperbole and journalistic ‘hype’, the sheer unpredictability of score lines that appear as some of the world’s most established, most recent and most aggressive talents face off tends to grip like a blockbuster script of sorts. Onward.

Whippy Weekly: Game Week 10

Hello loyal readership, I apologise for being a bit late to the party, welcome to the first of hopefully numerous weekly English Premier League “Review/Preview” editions.

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