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Over the past month I have recorded two podcasts with Alex Benham. He is brilliant. Alex is a listener of The Extra Inch and he got in touch with me having heard Nathan A Clark exclaim that the idea of restarting the Premier League was 'fucking absurd'. I thought it would be really useful to invite Alex to converse with me in blog form about Covid-19 and, in particular, the Premier League's response to it and their intentions going forward.
  • WindyCOYS
  • 11 minute read
  • 29th May 2020 at 10:29
I've called this 'How I Feel' because, for me, football and the conversations around it impact on my feelings. What a snowflake. When Spurs were playing well and it felt like the club and its fan-base were together, I felt great! We all did. Now things are not going well and divisions have set in, I feel sad about it. I feel helpless, powerless, I'm not enjoying the football, I feel like part of my weekly or bi-weekly escapism has become a chore.
I convinced myself that we would beat Chelsea, that we would move into fourth and that the absence of our two star strikers, two best players would be less keenly felt than anticipated. I'm an idiot.
  • WindyCOYS
  • 8 minute read
  • 23rd February 2020 at 11:06
It's been an uncharacteristically busy January for Spurs, with José Mourinho attempting to clear up some of the mess that was left for him, whilst attempting to do some forward-planning. He's not done all the business that he'll have wanted to do, but, *shrugs*, I guess that's January?
  • WindyCOYS
  • 9 minute read
  • 1st February 2020 at 10:00


BONUS CONTENT! Windy welcomes back Alex Benham for a follow-up episode. Alex is a public health researcher. He answers your questions and delves deeper into how Premier League players will be tested for coronavirus.

Find Alex on Twitter @aut_omnia.

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  • 29th May 2020 at 07:21

Dele getting robbed, microdots at football, the return of the Premier League, William Carvalho, the realness of Danny Rose, and Foyth.


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