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Dave Thomas

Left wingers of the 70s: Dave Thomas “The Athlete”

One is on fairly safe ground in saying that if you mention to any random one hundred people, ‘Wingers of the Seventies’, Dave Thomas...
axel witsel

From Russia to the Ruhr: Axel Witsel and a journey in from the cold

Frustration and anger are two of many emotional buy-ins to the world of football fandom. Players break hearts when they leave one club for...

In the 90s: Glasgow Rangers Part 5 – The Botched Italian Job

The single most disappointing season in my whole life as a Rangers fan. Yes, there was administration, the season where Alex McLeish finished third...

Peter Reid part two: Into management

Last week we looked at Peter Reid’s rise from injury-prone journeyman and avid Liverpool supporter, to influential midfield king-pin and two-time league title winner...

Clive Woods: The purveyor | left wingers of the 70s

Clive Woods the purveyor? Strange sort of a name to throw at a footballer. It’s a great sort of a name that you might...

Carlos Henrique Raposo: The man who fooled football

Millions of children all around the world share the same dream: becoming a professional footballer. Most realise soon enough that it is nothing but...

Corinthians: An elite team and how football in Brazil began

Want to know how football began in Brazil? Well, it may surprise you to hear its origins can be found in Tolworth.Yes, that’s right,...

How “Lehmann’s List” Foiled Argentina’s Golden Generation

Jens Lehmann dived to his left, beating down Esteban Cambiasso’s penalty and in doing so progressing Germany into a World Cup semi final. This...

Tommy Smith: The Anfield Iron

Every club has its legends for different reasons. Some are simply so talented that they go down in folklore as the greatest players to...

Football’s Greatest Relegation Battles: 2004/2005

There has been plenty of talk about relegation battles this season up and down the country.The Premier League fight sees Cardiff currently five points...