NUNO Espirito Santo has been shown the door by Tottenham Hotspur after just 10 Premier League games and a 50% win rate. Admittedly, they were woeful against Manchester United in their last game, a 3-0 defeat at their gleaming new … Continue reading Did Tottenham know their man and do they know who they really want next?
SURELY, after eight seasons, Manchester United should have recovered from losing their iconic and most successful manager? There was always going to be a period of instability after Sir Alex Ferguson hung his stopwatch up, but United are still looking … Continue reading Solskjaer is the fall guy, but are United still in a post-Ferguson hangover?
POOR OLD Steve Bruce went through the entire portfolio of emotions on the day Newcastle bounced up and down in anticipation. At times, he resembled an exhausted marathon runner. Bruce’s future was one of the major themes of every preview, … Continue reading Newcastle United’s new owners may have to be patient
CAMBRIDGE AND IPSWICH are around 50 miles apart, but given the lack of top-class football entities in East Anglian, the clash between the two clubs is always keenly anticipated. At League One level, Ipswich Town are a big club, along … Continue reading Cambridge United v Ipswich Town: East Anglian derby a reminder of the sad fall of Tractor Boys
THERE ARE times when watching non-league football makes you question your sanity, especially when the weather is cold and damp, the facilities are spartan and the football very primitive. Poor toilets, drenched in stale urine, catering that defies all the … Continue reading The non-league condition – Hednesford v Hitchin
WE’VE SEEN it before with bail-outs during the 2008-09 financial crisis, but the latest move by the Premier League, seeking a £ 1 billion fund to help their cash flow, smacks of the rich seeking to make their life easier … Continue reading Premier call for 1bn in the time of CR7 highlights everything that’s wrong in football