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
HAS THERE ever been a more unsettled managerial landscape in Europe than the one unfolding at the moment? Real Madrid’s coach, Zinedine Zidane has left the club once more, leaving an incendiary letter in the media to explain why he … Continue reading Europe’s giants face summer of discontent – the door opens for English clubs
FOOTBALL’ s current model is unsustainable, of that there can be little doubt. The fans claim they despise the modern game’s over-emphasis on money and the … Continue reading Without billionaires, football could flounder – so what’s next?
THE cowardly dead-of-night announcement about the European Super League, buried on a Sunday evening when people were heading for their beds, confirmed a number of things and demonstrated how fans have been hoodwinked for so long. The clubs they claim … Continue reading European Super League: Football needs a shake-up, but not like this
MANCHESTER UNITED and Arsenal made it through to the semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League, very comfortably. This came just after Manchester City and Chelsea reached the last four of the UEFA Champions League. There is a reasonable chance that … Continue reading Premier clubs like Manchester United and Arsenal should always be Europa favourites
FORBES has just issued its wealthiest football club list, a tale of higher valuations but falling revenues across the industry. It is quite astonishing that against a backdrop of financial crisis caused by the covid pandemic, football’s top clubs have … Continue reading Six clubs worth US$ 4 billion or more – football is still relatively modest