With the Premier League reaching a thrilling crescendo and a controversial choice for the new England national coach, the time couldn’t be better for me to shoehorn in a clumsy sporting, management metaphor.
The darlings of the league for the first part of the season, blasting six past arch rivals Man City at Old Trafford and running up a five point lead in the league at one point. Only, for it all to (seemingly) blow up yesterday at Arsenal. This really brings back some bad memories for me when our own title dreams were shattered in spectacular style.
There’s no worse feeling than blowing a league title after having a big lead, we did it in 1996 after being 12 points clear just in time for me to head off to university in the midlands. Continue reading