2nd Season Syndrome

It is a common theory in football that the second season can be tough. The original success of the previous campaign can quickly seem a distant memory. The opposition has figured out the team’s style of play which was initially an unknown quantity taking more illustrious opponents by surprise. Pressure from the fans to relive the glories of the past can overwhelm the team with confidence visibly draining from the whole club.

You can read last year’s review of the blogs first season here. Now see how the potentially dreaded second season panned out…

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Is Balotelli the new Fashanu?

The much publicized and apparently award winning documentary on the Crazy Gang screened on BT Sport earlier this year highlighted some noticeable similarities between John Fashanu, one of the stars of the Wimbledon team of the 1980’s and Liverpool’s Italian forward Mario Balotelli. This article will try to explain some of the reasons behind this observation.

Is Balotelli the new Fashanu
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