LIKE two boxers at the end of their career, Manchester United and Arsenal reminded everyone they’ve both seen better days when they drew 1-1 on a night of mediocrity at Old Trafford. Of the two, Arsenal looked like they have … Continue reading Football makes it easy to become a cynic
JUST imagine, if Chelsea’s founding family, the Mears, had got their way, there might not have been a Craven Cottage and the football world would have been deprived of one of the real pleasures of watching the game in London. … Continue reading River-Cottage-Football: When wealth is all relative
ALTHOUGH some people believe Arsenal’s current ownership structure has given the club an air of respectability and a reputation for restraint, there is no doubt it has contributed to the North London institution falling behind many of its peers. Rightly … Continue reading Unrest in the luxury suite at Arsenal
UNAI Emery was not a failure at Paris Saint-Germain, not by any means. But his time in Passy, the 16th arrondissement of Paris, was never going to last long given the impatience of PSG’s owner to become European champions. The … Continue reading The right choice – Emery’s arrival at Arsenal
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 popular opinion across Europe’s football media is that Paris St. Germain have stalled in their bid to become Europe’s top club. Defeat in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League, for the second successive season, has cast doubts … Continue reading PSG – failure or confirmation of arrival?