Surely it’s time to go?- Arsenal vs Southampton review.

Going into this fixture, Southampton sat 19th in the Premier League. Arsenal, albeit struggling for form, remained in 6th place. With just two wins to their name, the South-Coast side’s visit to the Emirates seemed to be the perfect opportunity to get the Gunners’ season back on track. At the very least, it would beContinue reading “Surely it’s time to go?- Arsenal vs Southampton review.”

Billericay Town – A Tale of Two Halves

For the past 30 years non-league football has undergone a stark culture shock. With the colossal influx of money and ease of access to the top divisions, the days of the football club as a shining beacon for the local community are fading, with the majority of football loving locals preferring the comfort of theContinue reading “Billericay Town – A Tale of Two Halves”

Remembrance Day

Today is remembrance day.  Over the weekend, it was fantastic to see the minute’s silence across grounds was generally well observed. The Premier League has done a huge amount of Charity Work with the British Legion. Indeed, since 2012 alone, £1.6 million has been raised through the auctioning of match-worn poppy embroidered shirts.  I’m alsoContinue reading “Remembrance Day”

Chelsea Comfortable and Controlled

I’ve said it before, these 12:30 games can really go one of two ways. On the one hand, you have the chance to really lay down a marker to the sides around if you’re able to tally up three points. On the other hand, if you drop points the teams around you can smell freshContinue reading “Chelsea Comfortable and Controlled”

The Only Place to be Every Other Saturday

I have to say, when I read reports a couple of weeks ago that plans for the Stamford Bridge redevelopment were put on hold, I wasn’t particularly disappointed. A few years ago I had looked up to stadium’s such as the Emirates and Wembley and thought how cool it would be if Chelsea’s ground lookedContinue reading “The Only Place to be Every Other Saturday”

Introducing… The TubeTalk Podcast

Well well well, what do we have here then?! After some serious thinking and deliberation, I’m absolutely ecstatic to announce that Capital Kickoff is going to have its own podcast. The idea of creating a podcast has always been something thats really interested me but I’ve never really had any kind of platform to launchContinue reading “Introducing… The TubeTalk Podcast”

Key Talking Points Ahead of Trip to Stamford Bridge.

Tactics: Ahead of Crystal Palace’s trip to Stamford Bridge, there are a few tactical stand points which are of interest heading into the game. Replacing Jorginho: Coming up against Crystal Palace’s low blocking 4-5-1, Chelsea may need to be patient to break down Hodgson’s side. Palace’s deep defence will mirror that of Watford’s on Saturday,Continue reading “Key Talking Points Ahead of Trip to Stamford Bridge.”