As this stop start football season nears his eventual end, it is clear some players have switched off already. Mentally, they are on their summer holidays. At least those with nothing to play for. Even the Liverpool squad appear to have taken their feet from the accelerator. Since securing the Premier League title, their performances have been underwhelming. Last night they lost 2-1 to Arsenal.
Teams such as Crystal Palace and Newcastle United also seem to be going through the motions. The danger with this, of course, is that you carry the form of now into the next season . . .
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