Amos Murphy - 18/05/2018 In an alternate reality English football fans are less than a month away from a hosting the greatest show on earth – fate however was tempted in the opposite direction. Despite being a nation drowning in political and social controversy, it was Russia who were chosen to host the to host … Continue reading From Russia With Controversy: How Has the Nation of Lenin, Trotsky and Putin Come to be the Host of the Biggest Competition in Football?
Amos Murphy - 13/05/18 Six years after Martin Tyler cried out those famous words whilst Sergio Aguero was sensationally clinching Manchester City’s first league title in forty-four years, they ring true once more; never again will the English game experience such suffocating dominance displayed from the brilliant masters of the Premier League – Manchester City … Continue reading Manchester City: Poetry In Motion
Amos Murphy - 11/05/18 Much to the excitement of the music world, the Sheffield born ‘rock’ band Arctic Monkeys, released their sixth studio album this week, the bizarrely named ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’. The eleven song tracklist is the band’s first release in almost five years, after the critically acclaimed ‘AM’ (released in 2013), … Continue reading ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’: A Review
Amos Murphy For years rap and hip hop music has been tarnished by backwards thinking individuals; misogynistic lyrics and racial prejudices have dominated its scene for decades - up steps Loyle Carner, a London born artist who is at the forefront in modernising the hip hop genre, whilst creating some stunning music on the way. … Continue reading Loyle Carner; A New Wave of Rap
Amos Murphy Divided by politics; united through beauty - no city provides a binary opposite of culture, architecture and lifestyle like Berlin. Dissimilar to the majority of Europe's major cities, Berlin isn't a concrete jungle of mammoth skyscrapers shadowing the streets below - quite the opposite. Der Tiergarten - Berlin's gigantic 5.2 km squared park, … Continue reading Berlin Ist Wunderbar; A Comprehensive Guide to One of Europe’s Biggest Cosmopolitan Cities
Amos Murphy As the eyes of the world yet again re-focus their sights for another nine months of countless nerve jangling and heart wrenching moments on the pitch, there is something that won't be captured by the cameras this season - the action in the stands. Like a refugee being mercilessly torn away from their … Continue reading Is Football Really Comimg Home?
A poem by Amos Murphy Love Will Tear Us Apart, but attempts to injectF.E.A.Rwill only make us stronger. So, just Stand By Me and together we will see how resolute and tough we can be. Because This Is How It Feelsto be Mancunian, and This Is How It Feels to be proud. We're synonymous for … Continue reading Tracks Of My Tears
A poem by Amos Murphy: R' kid is mint, R' kid is great, R' kid is the coolest one on the block I rate. R' kid wears deep red, R' kid wears sky blue, R kid always has three stripes on their shoe. R' kid is home, R' kid is away, R' kid is jumpers … Continue reading Alright R’ Kid
Amos Murphy There are very few academics in world football which rival Manchester City's CFA; the multi-million pound facilities are the epitome of state of the art and it is placed in the beating heart of the Manchester sides blueprints for world domination, however thus far, aside from one or two credible graduates, the most … Continue reading City Football Academy; A Pointless Investment?
Written By: Amos Murphy A party leader resigning after a general election has become the conventional norm; anything but a Blair style, 100+ seat majority and those at the helm for the smaller parties are having their heads called for - voting is now well and truly a rational exercise, as is the leadership within … Continue reading Political Leadership; Premier League Style