Nigel’s Fury: With one moment of lunacy has Pearson destroyed a hard-earned reputation?

Let Them Eat Goals

By Ben Stebbings       @Stebbiino  

Will Nigel Pearson’s touchline tomfoolery permanently alter the footballing world’s perception of him? Moreover, should it? We delve into the potential repercussions of one moment of madness.

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Jon Arne Riise’s Top Five

Let Them Eat Goals

By Ben Stebbings       @Stebbiino    

With sixteen year-old Norwegian wunderkind Martin Odegaard completing his protracted transfer to Real Madrid this week to either fulfill his undoubted potential or fade into obscurity (Freddy Adu long-ago taught us to temper our enthusiasms), we thought it apt to venture back into the career of one of his nation’s favourite sons. Yes, we know John Arne Riise hasn’t officially retired yet (he’s currently ripping up trees with APOEL in the Cypriot First Division) but the redheaded left-back has more than enough moments in his back catalogue to warrant a retrospective. Strap yourselves in as we release the kraken.   

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