SUMMING UP a football match as a satisfactory clean sheet or a well-earned point is like declaring the highlight of the traditional Sunday lunch was the boiled cabbage. Whatever happened to that quaint, old-fashioned notion of entertainment? Chelsea versus Manchester … Continue reading Chelsea v Manchester United: Where giants once tried to excite
IN RECENT years, Champions League finals have not been dull but this one was a little on the uninteresting side at times, definitely not the goal feast some people suggested it might be. To put it into context: Bayern, in … Continue reading UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich, and quite rightly
PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN’s last-ditch victory over Atalanta, as exciting as it was, provided further proof there is nothing more compelling than sudden death knockout football. It gives us shocks, minor surprises, a sense of urgency and high tension. PSG may have … Continue reading Atalanta v PSG: The drama of knockout football bodes well for Lisbon 2020
IF Paris Saint-Germain were not such a cast-iron certainty for the Ligue 1 title, then the French football authorities might not have been so hasty to call time on the 2019-20 season. Actually, PSG were “only” 12 points ahead, so … Continue reading Paris Saint-Germain and Tuchel – is their time about to come?
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