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
GOOD OLD fashioned entertainment, that’s what Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Manchester City was all about. Two of the three best sides in the Premier League slugged it out for 90 pulsating minutes, there were some excellent goals, an intense atmosphere … Continue reading Liverpool v Manchester City – what would Pep’s side have done with a prolific striker?
LEEDS United were soundly beaten by Liverpool at Elland Road in their fourth Premier League game of the season. After four games, they have yet to click into gear and Premier watchers are wondering if Marcelo Bielsa’s team are suffering … Continue reading Leeds United and second season syndrome – too early to judge
DESPITE the role being on the situations vacant list for several weeks, the job of Tottenham Hotspur manager should still be one of football’s most attractive destinations for any top coach. The delay in appointing a new man (or woman) … Continue reading Tottenham’s recent decline may be a deterrent for new coach
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR are not just one of England’s top clubs, they have moved into the top dozen in Europe. What’s more, they have leapfrogged Arsenal, their North London rivals, built a terrific new stadium and have reached the Champions League … Continue reading 20 years of Levy at Tottenham: Transformation without gilding
SUMMING UP a football match as a satisfactory clean sheet or a well-earned point is like declaring the highlight of the traditional Sunday lunch was the boiled cabbage. Whatever happened to that quaint, old-fashioned notion of entertainment? Chelsea versus Manchester … Continue reading Chelsea v Manchester United: Where giants once tried to excite