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
IT DIDN’T take long for José Mourinho to find himself a new job, in fact, if we didn’t know. Better, you’d think this was plan all … Continue reading Awaiting Mourinho: AS Roma and the quest for credibility
JOSÉ Mourinho is out of work again, but he’s still smiling, quite philosophical and seems to be anticipating a period of normal life for a while. He may well be on “gardening leave”, hence any lack of urgency in finding … Continue reading José Mourinho and his next job: His most vital since 2004
WILL football fans ever be able to trust the people running their clubs? Although the battle has been won for the time being, how long until another attempt emerges to produce a bespoke league that suits only a few clubs? … Continue reading The Grey Neutral: Will we learn to trust football again?
THERE ARE some managers who get praised on a weekly basis by pundits, fans and the media, such as the hipsters’ favourite Marcelo Bielsa, gritty Sean Dyche and the monastic Nuno Espirito Santo. And there are others, such as pantomime … Continue reading Guardiola is the best – and here’s why
JOSÉ Mourinho, typically, told his opposite number, the dentist’s dream that is Jürgen Klopp, that the best team had been beaten in the top-of-the-table clash at Anfield. Klopp, still grinning, was mystified and made light of it, and thanks to … Continue reading Liverpool v Spurs: Why “the best team lost” is a matter of opinion