EFL Cup: Chelsea 3-2 Bristol Rovers

I returned to Stamford Bridge for the first time this season last night to watch Antonio Conte’s reign of only justs continue in a nervy 3-2 win over League One side Bristol Rovers in the League Cup, which apparently we’re now all meant to call the EFL Cup.

Premier League: Watford 1-2 Chelsea

I largely ignored the “Diego Costa should have been sent off” storyline that followed Chelsea’s opening day victory over West Ham, because the incident referred to seemed a genuine attempt to win the ball from goalkeeper Adrian following some sloppy control. But now, in only the second week of the new season, the critics are […]

A few clips from Croatia

Last weekend I returned from a week-long trip to Croatia with a friend, which involved little other than beaches, bars, and huge, delicious meals. I had a great time, and settling back into London life has been a struggle after eight days at such a relaxed pace. While I was there, I took the opportunity […]

Premier League: Chelsea 2-1 West Ham

After a disappointing 2015/16 campaign and a patchy pre-season run, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from Antonio Conte’s first competitive game as Chelsea manager, but I was pleasantly surprised by last night’s opener at Stamford Bridge.

F1: Where work and pleasure combine

I usually like to write about hobbies and things going on outside work on my blog, but on this occasion my job has crossed paths with my personal interests and I was offered the chance to speak to Williams F1 about the way it handles its cyber security.

PES 2016: Thinking man’s football

I didn’t buy a football game last year, but having completed FIFA 15‘s Manager Mode I thought it might be a good time to pick up an end-of-season bargain. A bit bored of EA’s minor changes between iterations, I decided to try the latest Pro Evolution Soccer – a franchise I last dabbled in back in 2014. I’ve been pleasantly […]