FOR the second time in three years, the Champions League final is a clash between familiar foes, the third all-English affair and the 22nd winner of the competition against a side bidding to become the 23rd. When Bayern Munich won the … Continue reading Chelsea v Manchester City – the all-England club back in action
How long does not take to construct a football team – as the UEFA Champions League final approaches, we look at how the squads of Chelsea and Manchester City have been assembled. Continue reading Building Chelsea & Manchester City’s Champions League teams
THE RICH are trying to move out of reach of the rest of the football world. We are not talking about teams, we are referring to sporting conglomerates, wealthy beyond the imagination of the bulk of clubs across Europe, indeed … Continue reading Regional football leagues in Europe – a solution to SuperLeagueitis?
CHELSEA and Manchester City will meet in Istanbul on May 29 in the UEFA Champions League final, an appetising fixture in many ways, but to those who like to see two clubs from different countries coming face-to-face, perhaps a little … Continue reading Chelsea v Manchester City: An anti-climax, but only for those that remember
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