When politics and football meet: featuring Tim Sherwood and Arsene Wenger

Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and Aston Villa all feature when football meets politics.

Ahh, the General Election...

The day when the public decides the future of our nation, for better or for worse.

This year, especially, the potential for disaster seems especially high. With so many parties vying for the lead role in England, there is just no guessing who is set to win.

It is almost like a title race in football, with today the final matchup between all the clubs, deciding the winner in the late hours of the day.

David Cameron is the elder statesman, unwilling to relinquish the title to his younger contemporaries. He is the Jose Mourinho character in this football/politics mashup.


Ed Milliband is the media favourite, sticking by his philosophy in the face of adversity, even when scrutinised by large sections of the public - or Louis van Gaal.


Nick Clegg sits somewhere between the two, favouring philosophy but wanting the power that can only come with straight up success. He had to change his ideals to agree with the Conservatives, much like Arsene Wenger changed to win Arsenal an FA Cup.


Nigel Farage is the outside whom nobody expects to win. But with just some strong motivational skills and a rather naive look at the world, he could spring an unlikely surprise. Just like Tim Sherwood has done with Aston Villa.


And Nicola Sturgeon, the outsider from Scotland who has preached national pride with hard work and a stoic personality. She is David Moyes, the lone struggler, fighting against the grain to achieve all she can.


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