IT SEEMS impossible to avoid some form of military presence when any major football event is taking place. Whether it is a game old cock rattling a tin or somebody dressed in khaki bringing a trophy onto the pitch, there … Continue reading Football and the military: An uncomfortable alignment
I’VE recently returned from Leipzig, which has suddenly become a very vibrant city with lots of interesting things going on, from both a social and economical point of view. From a football perspective, the progress of RB Leipzig has attracted … Continue reading Room for all models?
FOOTBALL FANS continue to get all misty-eyed about the golden age of the terrace. That vast sea of humanity that used to sway with the rhythm of the match. The working class unleashing a cacophony of sound sprinkled with … Continue reading Stand and deliver – a better vibe
IT IS sad when a good guy gets the axe, particularly when public opinion is so positive about his achievements, but there should be no surprise about the sacking of Claudio Ranieri. Leicester City, in their current position, would probably … Continue reading Ranieri – don’t be surprised at all
IT SEEMS impossible to avoid some form of military presence when any major football event is taking place. Whether it is a game old cock rattling a tin in aid of “helping heroes” or somebody dressed in khaki … Continue reading Football and the military: A tricky alignment
TURKEY’S leading football clubs enjoyed the highest growth rates in their share price in 2016, reveals the latest paper from KPMG’s Football Benchmark. Against the odds, Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul grew by TL 42.6bn (USD 118m) in 2016. There is some … Continue reading Turkish clubs lead the way in stock market growth