Flying Kiwis – January 9

Reid scored an own goal, by the way. Turned the ball into his own net a quarter of an hour into the contest after some Harry Kane-ery but Harry Hotspur had wandered offside so it didn’t count. Wipe that sweat off the brow.

The Premmy Files: Round 10

If the first round back after the holiday break was supposed to begin separating the Premiership contenders from the pretenders then it did a pretty solid job of that. If it was supposed to clear much else up beyond that then not so much.

Flying Kiwis – December 27

Chris Wood had one major moment of note here, working hard to win the ball back from Serge Aurier in the attacking third. He fed the ball wide to Steven Defour and then gassed it to the near post where the cross was swiftly played...

Flying Kiwis – December 19

Busy week, this one. Zwolle had two games with the Eredivisie going hard on a midweek set of games and since Ryan Thomas never misses a second that meant 180 minutes in the space of four days. Nothing he can’t handle of course.

Flying Kiwis – December 12

Reid picked up a yellow in the 67th min, wrestling down Alvaro Morata in the Chelsea half as the Blues threatened a counter. Doing what’s gotta be done. One of a few Hammers to be booked for, erm, tactical fouls as this game dragged on towards a hard-earned final whistle.

How Pep Guardiola Has Turned This Manchester City Team From Good To Great

It’s way too early to be calling the Premier League title race now, it’s not even Christmas yet. Victory in the Manc Derby puts Manchester City eleven points clear of Man United with their record fourteenth league win in a row but plenty of water has to pass under the bridge before the trophy gets engraved.

Flying Kiwis – December 5

The cross took a lucky deflection to get to Woody but his positioning was fantastic. Dragged a defender away to allow Brady to cut back and got himself in the right place at the right time for the sharp stabbed finish. Mate, didn’t he love it?