The Anzhi dream is over…let that be a lesson

Until a couple of years ago, nobody had heard of Anzhi Makhachkala, not even ex-pat Russians living in Britain. “Anzhi who?,” was the response when you asked any London-based refugee from Moscow about the audacious club from the Republic of Dagestan that was signing big-name players to appear in front of sparse crowds in “the most dangerous place in Europe”. Look at the Russian Premier … Continue reading The Anzhi dream is over…let that be a lesson

Football’s golden goose is about to be toast

Do you want to hear a seasonal story about a goose? One with giants and big, bad evil kings sitting in castles, forcing peasants to hand over their money to help make the shiny knights even more rich? If you do, go along to your local Premier League club or any other major clubs in much of Europe. It’s not a pantomime or a dark … Continue reading Football’s golden goose is about to be toast