Is Allardyce’s return a step towards normality?

There is something faintly reassuring about Sam Allardyce being appointed to rescue a club that looks destined for the drop. It has happened a few times before and no doubt will happen again. In this season of all seasons perhaps this is what we all need, some familiarity, a return to what we perceive ofContinue reading “Is Allardyce’s return a step towards normality?”

From the Mighty Quinn to the Egyptian King: The story of PL opening weekend hat-tricks

Amidst the drama of Liverpool’s pulsating 4-3 victory over Leeds last weekend, Mo Salah became the ninth player to score a hat-trick on the opening weekend of a Premier League season. Here is a look at those who preceded him:-   Micky Quinn, 1993  Mick Quinn became the first player to score a hat-trick onContinue reading “From the Mighty Quinn to the Egyptian King: The story of PL opening weekend hat-tricks”