WHEN Fulham kick-off the 2021-22 season against Middlesbrough on August 8 at Craven Cottage, it will herald the start of their fifth consecutive campaign of changing divisions. Promoted twice, in 2018 and 2020, Fulham have also suffered two relegations, in … Continue reading The roller-coaster ride of Fulham
CRYSTAL PALACE go into the 2021-22 season under new management, but as well as hoping Patrick Vieira provides some fresh impetus, they will be eager for a better financial year. Vieira has a big challenge on his hands – a … Continue reading Crystal Palace and the wage bill worry
AT LONG last, Sheffield Wednesday released their accounts for 2019-20 season, just a few months after publishing their 2018-19 figures. Some might say these are grim times for the Owls and their relegation to League One was attributable to a … Continue reading Sheffield Wednesday – Fallen giants looking for a reset
EVEN the most devoted football fans sometimes struggle to embrace the concept of Olympic football. In Britain, it has always been a struggle – the idea … Continue reading Football Media Watch: Olympic football – consistency required?
HIBERNIAN have had a mixed history in recent times but in 2020-21, they finished third in the Scottish Premiership and reached the final of the Scottish Cup. In today’s football climate, that wasn’t a bad campaign, but for a relatively … Continue reading Hibernian 1950-52: Five was the magic number
FOR THE past decade, English football has been dominated by two clubs: Manchester City and Chelsea. Between them, they have won 17 of the 30 domestic trophies on offer and Chelsea have won a further four European prizes. The pandemic … Continue reading It’s all about the Blues and Reds – and there’s just four of them: The big six in English football is no more