MANCHESTER CITY are now red hot favourites for the Premier League title and if the forecasts are accurate, it will be their fifth in 10 years and third in four campaigns. It is beginning to look like one-team dominance. But … Continue reading It’s Manchester City’s time, but eras of dominance have always existed
UEFA didn’t need a faux-pas at the Champions League draw. Already under scrutiny for the somewhat autocratic way they run European football, the governing body was left red-faced over its null and void draw, fuelling more criticism from those advocating … Continue reading Champions League: Premier League to dominate again
EIGHT YEARS after the club’s most glorious and prolonged era of success, Manchester United are still looking for a manager that can live with the past while moulding a new, contemporary future. The departure of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, far from … Continue reading Manchester United: Who will want to sip from the poisoned chalice?
SURELY, after eight seasons, Manchester United should have recovered from losing their iconic and most successful manager? There was always going to be a period of instability after Sir Alex Ferguson hung his stopwatch up, but United are still looking … Continue reading Solskjaer is the fall guy, but are United still in a post-Ferguson hangover?
WE’VE SEEN it before with bail-outs during the 2008-09 financial crisis, but the latest move by the Premier League, seeking a £ 1 billion fund to help their cash flow, smacks of the rich seeking to make their life easier … Continue reading Premier call for 1bn in the time of CR7 highlights everything that’s wrong in football
OK, it was my fault, I didn’t read the small print, AFC Rushden & Diamonds don’t take cash – unless, of course, you buy a programme. Whatever the reason for the club not to take hard currency, they are making … Continue reading The cashless Non-league society and Luiz in Brazil