Sir Alex Ferguson Manchester United

The Greatest Ever: Sir Alex Ferguson (Part Two)

Part One looked at Sir Alex's nascent managerial career, and how he achieved incredible things with Aberdeen. Read on for the denouement at Pittodrie...
Sir Alex Ferguson Manchester United

The Greatest Ever: Sir Alex Ferguson (Part One)

There are a number of people who can realistically be called the greatest football managers ever. The likes of Bob Paisley, Bill Shankly, Udo...
John Terry Champions League Final 2008

The Russian-Indian summer of John Terry’s English career

As the Moscow rain washed away his tears, John Terry slumped to the sodden Luzhniki turf in despair. In the vast expanse of misery,...

Before Leicester, there was Montpellier

20 May 2012. Montpellier HSC, a goal down in a must-not-lose game, attempt to overcome a toxic Auxerre crowd to deliver the Ligue 1...

A Grand Old Team To… Fear!

When you think back to your formative years as a fan, it’s very easy to recall the good memories of days when everything fell...

In the blood: from Braintree to Jakarta and back

If football is in your blood, it’s there forever. But what do you do when you can no longer play at even the most...
Genesis of Istanbul Liverpool Gerard Houllier

Genesis of Istanbul: The Miracle Happens

Rafael Benitez must have walked into Melwood and wondered what absolute rubbish he was being left with. For the high-quality core of that Liverpool...

Billy Kenny: What a waste of talent!

There have been a number of articles about Billy Kenny, the 'wasted' talent, over the years. An Everton midfielder of the early 1990s, he...
Jeremy Corbyn England Labour

Are England, Like Labour – For The Many, Not The Few?

Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson once stated ‘a week is a long time in politics’ – well, after all, he is well-positioned to make...
Genesis of Istanbul Liverpool Gerard Houllier

Genesis of Istanbul: Houllier’s Projects Don’t Pan Out

2002/03 was supposed to be the season. After 13 long years, Liverpool would win the Premier League. There was work for Gerard Houllier to...