Author: jonnywebb

The Premier League: best league or most competitive?

Towards the end of last month, 22nd November 2015, Leicester City (yes, Leicester), are top of the Premier League after beating Newcastle United 3-0. The fairytale of Jamie Vardy continued as he equalled Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record of scoring in ten consecutive Premier League matches. Many pundits and fans alike claim that the Premier League is the best league in the world. But is it really? Perhaps the most competitive, but the best? Not likely. English football has suffered from mediocracy for many years at an international level and the same is happening at a domestic and european level regarding...

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Murray masterclass earns GB first Davis Cup since 1936

“We’ve just won the tennis equivalent of the World Cup, lets enjoy it!” bellowed an ecstatic Andrew Castle a week ago, as Team GB lifted the Davis Cup for the first time since 1936, after an Andy Murray masterclass ended a 79 year wait to claim the trophy once again. He did it by defeating Belgian David Goffin in the fourth rubber of the tie, in straight sets 6-3, 7-5, 6-3. “I just can’t believe we did it, I never thought I did. It’s amazing.” said an understandably emotional Murray, who ended the 2015 season on a high. “All...

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