Fergus Lockhart

Football fan from Northern Ireland. Enjoy a cynical viewpoint. Have been suffering through the past ten years of Manchester United being more of a punch line than a football club

STORIES BY Fergus Lockhart


/ 125 days ago

England's World Cup start has fans dreaming of ultimate prize

Scoring six goals to start your World Cup campaign is just about as good as it gets. An emphatic victory of this type had seemed unlikely when you consider England entered on the back of a six-game winless streak. As a result, the mood of the nation had been quite restrained, with pressure growing on […]


/ 139 days ago

Harry Maguire poses dilemma for Southgate and England

Harry Maguire is likely to feature in Gareth Southgate's England squad for the 2022 World Cup. Yet, there is a case against the 29-year-old's inclusion. Southgate has a reputation for being fiercely loyal to players he trusts. That much is true since assuming the position in 2016. Six years, the length of his tenure as […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 141 days ago

Spurs leave it too late as Salah double secures Liverpool win

If you speak to almost any Tottenham Hotspur fan, regardless of the form of their club, they are generally filled with a deep sense of impending doom. This feeling of dread is not baseless; it has been cultivated over their rich history of flattering to deceive. Going into today’s home match against Liverpool, Spurs fans […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 147 days ago

The decline of Cristiano Ronaldo

Few can relate to the physical nature and sporting achievements of Cristiano Ronaldo. Yet, everyone experiences aging. Anyone who enters their 30s suffers from the depressing realities that coincide with maturity. For some, a back starts to go out. Or, one knee becomes the good knee, the other is a little dodgy. One Sunday league […]