Category Archives: Ideas

Pre(diction) Season 2013-2014

So…as the open transfer window lets the warm breeze of speculation blow around the room, our thoughts turn to 2013-2014 and what the table might look like in the EPL. It’s also the time of year where many offices run … Continue reading

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The Super Tactic? It’s All About Balance

A super tactic once guided Nuneaton Borough from the Conference to the Premier League in just four glory-filled seasons of Championship Manager. But where is that winning formation when we really need it? How should England line up at the … Continue reading

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Idea: The Home Club

Hypothesis Every player should be associated with a “home club” – the one whose academy they attended, where they were based when they were given their first contract. Home Clubs receive a percentage of all future transfer fees of that … Continue reading

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The Game (not football, another game. More for car journeys and stuff)

Take turns to name a Premier League footballer whose first initial is the same as the previous footballer’s last initial, with no repeats. One Bonus Point for naming a footballer at the same club as the previous footballer Lose a Point … Continue reading

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Idea: Goalless Draws = 0 points

Hypothesis For a goalless draw in the Premier League, neither team should gain a point. Rationale Well, if there are no goals, they might as well not have bothered turning up at all. Like in “The Departed”, (spoiler!) why bother … Continue reading

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