Author: Chris Weir

Chris is the author of the weekly Premier League roundup, as well as various other articles on the beautiful game. He also writes for These Football Times and has featured on FourFourTwo.

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Oxlade-Chamberlain Exit Adds to Arsenal Woes

Oxlade-Chamberlain Exit Adds to Arsenal Woes

In December 2012, Arsène Wenger launched his latest project (writes Chris Weir). Arsenal had lost Samir Nasri and Robin van Persie , a bitter doubl ...
5 Players Arsenal Could Realistically Sign This Summer

5 Players Arsenal Could Realistically Sign This Summer

Somewhere in North London, Robbie Lyle is grinning like a Cheshire cat. The creator of Arsenal Fan TV has carved a tidy niche for himself, his rabid p ...
Real Sociedad’s School of 2003 – The Players Who Almost Upset the Galácticos

Real Sociedad’s School of 2003 – The Players Who Almost Upset the Galácticos

One minute is all it took. After a searing World Cup win with Brazil, Ronaldo had signed for Real Madrid in the summer of 2002, becoming the third ...
Post-Maradona Blues: Number 10s in the Shadow of an Icon

Post-Maradona Blues: Number 10s in the Shadow of an Icon

Icons cast long shadows. Just ask every Russian goalkeeper since Lev Yashin, every jinking Brazilian since Pelé, and every English forward since Fr ...
Weary Wenger Drops out of the Big Time – Premier League Roundup

Weary Wenger Drops out of the Big Time – Premier League Roundup

A day after their embarrassing defeat to Iceland last year, England boss Roy Hodgson faced a sullen media looking for answers. He didn’t have any, ...
Chelsea Champions as Spurs Say Goodbye to the Lane – EPL Roundup

Chelsea Champions as Spurs Say Goodbye to the Lane – EPL Roundup

So that’s that, then. On Friday night, Chelsea wrapped up the league title against West Brom, a 1-0 victory securing their first Premier League tro ...
Liverpool Stall, Man United Fall & Spurs Stumble: Premier League Roundup

Liverpool Stall, Man United Fall & Spurs Stumble: Premier League Roundup

It ain’t what it used to be. Those were the thoughts racing through my mind as I watched Arsenal entertain Manchester United on Sunday. Two punc ...
Thomas Lemar – Monaco’s Support Act Shoots to Stardom

Thomas Lemar – Monaco’s Support Act Shoots to Stardom

Lisa Fischer is the best singer you've never heard of. In thirty dazzling years, the Brooklyn native has won two Grammys, sang duets with Mick Jagg ...
Premier League Roundup: Moyes’ Misery Sums up Dour Day But Spurs Keep Hopes Alive

Premier League Roundup: Moyes’ Misery Sums up Dour Day But Spurs Keep Hopes Alive

I don’t often have sympathy for Gary Lineker, but even I spared a thought for the nation’s favourite crisp-botherer as I tuned into Match of the Day o ...
Martial Magic, Middlesbrough Miserable, & Benteke’s Revenge – Premier League Roundup

Martial Magic, Middlesbrough Miserable, & Benteke’s Revenge – Premier League Roundup

This Sunday, two rivals met in a local derby.  Both teams are blessed with passionate fans, who also happen to hate each other. Needless to say, the a ...
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