The Blues headed to Villa Park on March 15 as league leaders. Then, with just nine league games to play and only the business end of the Champions League to cast eyes on elsewhere, Chelsea imploded.
It has become an inbuilt obsession for football organizations to maintain a global image and record high numbers of fan engagement on social media.
In the past there have been strong generations of American stars, but there has arguably never been as much excitement about the depth of promising young talent as the current crop.
Bale’s return has still split the Spurs fanbase, with some fans adverse to the idea that others are significantly satiated by.
This time around, with the competition entering the last 16 phase this midweek, the Carabao Cup could certainly mean a whole lot more to a select few.
The reaction to the Foden & Greenwood incident reflected a larger thematic problem within the English football world: media, pundits and supporters alike.
The newly crowned Premier League champions simply cannot afford to miss out on signing the best central midfielder in the world
The number of mistakes and below-expected performances of Europe’s so-called ‘elite’ defenders have, for a while now, been alarming.
It is apparent that the overall standard of refereeing has decreased, particularly in the Premier League; in a manner curiously juxtaposing the development of the level of players competing in it since its inception in 1992.
Perhaps it is time to elevate him to a higher level, befitting of his talent and achievements within the game.