Gary Lineker once quipped that “Football is a simple game: twenty two people run around after a ball and after 90 minutes the Germans win.” A similar thing could be … Continue Reading Countdown Fifty-One – Bored to the Top Tiers
In a week in which another European country resisted the temptation to drop out of Europe at the earliest possible stage, the Team are back to focus their efforts on … Continue Reading Question Fifty – No DMs?
In a week in which Harry Redknapp managed to wind down the car window of time, lean out and give two fingers to the gods of the EFL, the Team … Continue Reading What If Fifty – A Triffic ‘Ypothe’ical
In a week where each of the top 4 sides were falling over each other to avoid Champions League qualification, the Team are back to defer the responsibility that is … Continue Reading Question Forty-Nine – Celtic Manna?
We live in troubled times. Arsenal aren’t going to finish in the top 4. Manchester United are. David Luiz made the PFA team of the year. Sam Allardyce would have … Continue Reading Make a Case Forty-Nine – James Rodriguez to Everton?
In a week where Will Geeson still hasn’t managed to free Ireland, the Team are back to ask who would in a fight between Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino? Jon … Continue Reading Question Forty-Eight – Klopp vs. Poch
In a week where long-term-listener-of-the-show, Theresa May, paid tribute to the Team of John O’Sheas philosophy by giving us an election no one is asking for, the Team are back … Continue Reading Organised Fun Forty-Eight – Not the PFA Awards…
In a week in which the world was made aware of the grim reality of Tony Adams’ coaching style, the Team are back to crab around the pitch that is … Continue Reading Question Forty-Seven – Bottoms Up?
In a week where the world stood on the cusp of World War Three, the Team are back to diffuse the ticking nuclear bomb that is the world of football. … Continue Reading Quickfire and Organised Fun Forty-Seven – Question Time
In a week where the BBC brought you a popular podcast about N’Golo Kanté, the Team of John O’Shea’s anti-establishment, counter-cultural movement is here to bring you a podcast about … Continue Reading Question Forty-Six – I just Kanté get enough?
NixIn a week where Manchester United managed to extend their unbeaten run to rise to exactly the same position in the league, we’re here to overspend the budget that is … Continue Reading Countdown and Organised Fun Forty-Six – Dembélé and Sigurdsson (to the Death)
In a week where Arsene Wenger claimed there was only one team in London, we’ll be asking which capital-city-club is indeed the greatest of them all. Basically, it’s going to … Continue Reading Question Forty-Five – Das Capital?
Nico Restrepo untangles the tricky aspect of collective mourning within football in the wake of the Chapecoense air disaster. This week Atlético Nacional and Chapecoense are set to play the … Continue Reading A Complicated Kind of Sadness: Public Mourning in a Globalised Game
In a week where we decided that being medieval wasn’t simply good enough for the levels of inenquality within our beloved country that we also decided to declare war on … Continue Reading What If and Organised Fun Forty-Five – ‘Danny Drinkwater’
A collection of stories from a 20-year-old coach in Australia and his U16’s 11 a side team. “You can’t win anything with kids” – Alan Hansen Prologue “Matty these kids … Continue Reading “An Old Man’s Game…”
Here at A Team of John O’Sheas, we pride ourselves on answering the questions that no one is asking. It is now over a year since the Team attempted to … Continue Reading Football Manager Challenge – Episode Three