And this from the Daily Mash pretty much sums it up…
MILLIONS PRETEND FOOTBALL MEANS SOMETHING
MILLIONS of Englishmen have begun their annual ritual of convincing themselves that football is an essential part of who they are.
Across the country, pubs were filled with men, and a handful of annoying women, expressing tired, obvious opinions about semi-literate millionaires who see them as nothing more than sad, desperate cash machines.
The opening weekend of the season saw most of the same things happen again for the 184th year in row, although Arsenal’s 6-1 victory away to Everton did cause eight million men to say ‘bloody hell’ in a loud voice before wasting an hour of their lives speculating on the future of someone called David Moyes.
Meanwhile Sky Sports has unveiled plans for more than 5000 hours of promotional films designed to trick you into believing that any of it matters in any way whatsoever.