TODAY, we want information immediately when it comes to football – and we get it. Back in the 1970s, if you were at a game or on the way home from one and wanted to know the latest scores of … Continue reading Waiting for the classified
A FEW years ago, just being in the UEFA Champions League would have been enough for Tottenham, but now, several seasons into “project Pochettino”, there is a certain expectation that Spurs can “do things” in the competition. They’re in a … Continue reading Football Media Watch: The weight of expectation on Spurs
THE new season is underway and there are some very positive vibes coming out of Yorkshire as one-time “super” Leeds make a splendid start under their new manager, Marcelo Bielsa. After beating Derby County (and Frank Lampard) away by 4-1, … Continue reading Football Media Watch: Leeds marching on together with Bielsa
DAVID CONN is one of the best writers when it comes to getting to the roots of the problem and this book, first written in 2004, explains why football is what it is today. The Beautiful Game? – Searching for … Continue reading Football Read Review: The Beautiful Game?
THIS coming summer is going to be dominated by managerial appointments, or at least, the search for appropriate candidates. With Paris St. Germain and Arsenal looking for a new coach and Chelsea likely to be in the same race, there’s … Continue reading Football Media Watch: The fascination with Tuchel
THE Champions League quarter-finals continued to offer high drama and intrigue, with everyone’s favourite villain, Cristiano Ronaldo, providing the finishing touch to Real Madrid’s 4-3 aggregate win over gallant Juventus. Add to that the shock collapse of Barca and Liverpool’s … Continue reading Football Media Watch: Prime time drama