ON THE face of it, Newcastle’s financials for 2019-20 could have been far worse, but they did highlight the lack of commercial progress made by the … Continue reading Newcastle United’s 2019-20 finances – worth the wait?
Stoke City lost more than £ 80 million in 2019-20. The club’s wage bill is 106% of income. More cuts are needed. Continue reading Time for Stoke City to unload and reset
THE STATISTICS suggest that Liverpool 2018-19 are the best-ever nearly men in English football history. Certainly, 97 points is a phenomenal record, but the figures only tell part of the story. Liverpool’s performances, the charisma of Jürgen Klopp and the … Continue reading The best bridesmaids: 10 teams that should have been champions
SOME fans are talking about a Liverpool decline, claiming Jürgen Klopp’s side are not making a very good job of defending the title they won so impressively in 2019-20. That’s a little of an over-reaction, Liverpool may have lost some … Continue reading Defending a title – why Liverpool’s season may just be human nature
OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJÆR’s job at Manchester United is under constant surveillance: by the media, by the fans and by the club’s owners and board. If you believe all you read, then OGS is just one more big defeat away from … Continue reading Solskjær will become a victim of the barometer approach
THE PREMIER LEAGUE, thankfully, has finished and the FA and the clubs must be breathing a collective sigh of relief. It has been a peculiar campaign, unprecedented in so many ways, but even without the disruption of the pandemic, it … Continue reading The Premier League has two teams on the brink of greatness but needs a more even playing field