EVERTON fans are understandably confused by the loss of coach Carl Ancelotti, many had not even had the slightest glimpse of the three-times Champions League winner before he flew out to Real Madrid. Ancelotti could not have known for long … Continue reading The temptation of Carlo Ancelotti
HAS THERE ever been a more unsettled managerial landscape in Europe than the one unfolding at the moment? Real Madrid’s coach, Zinedine Zidane has left the club once more, leaving an incendiary letter in the media to explain why he … Continue reading Europe’s giants face summer of discontent – the door opens for English clubs
THERE was more than a hint of arrogance about the way Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola approached the UEFA Champions League final against Chelsea. Some might call it a lack of respect, others might consider it a sign of great … Continue reading Chelsea v Manchester City: When the smarter man won
FOR the second time in three years, the Champions League final is a clash between familiar foes, the third all-English affair and the 22nd winner of the competition against a side bidding to become the 23rd. When Bayern Munich won the … Continue reading Chelsea v Manchester City – the all-England club back in action
How long does not take to construct a football team – as the UEFA Champions League final approaches, we look at how the squads of Chelsea and Manchester City have been assembled. Continue reading Building Chelsea & Manchester City’s Champions League teams
THE RICH are trying to move out of reach of the rest of the football world. We are not talking about teams, we are referring to sporting conglomerates, wealthy beyond the imagination of the bulk of clubs across Europe, indeed … Continue reading Regional football leagues in Europe – a solution to SuperLeagueitis?