Bayern Munich make Hernandez the second most expensive defender ever, but what does he...

Earlier last week it was announced that German giants Bayern Munich completed the signing of Lucas Hernandez from La Liga club Atlético Madrid for...

“The Doc” at Old Trafford: 1972-73

This short series will look back at the turbulent (yet arguably, ultimately reasonably successful) times enjoyed by legendary Scottish manager Tommy "The Doc" Docherty...

1990: Taylor, Venables, Kendall or Royle for England? Part Two

Last time we looked at the circumstances behind the decision to change England manager following the 1990 World Cup. As well as considering the...

Herbert Chapman: Beyond the legend

The Admiral Nelson of Football? A man of firsts. His influence on the game is profound as was his influence on the two teams that...

In the 90s: Glasgow Rangers: the Gascoigne and Laudrup years.

For reasons that will become apparent, the next couple of seasons are best remembered for two individuals rather than the overall performances of Rangers....

Leeds United: The Fall of the West Yorkshire Giants

Over the years we’ve seen big clubs dropping out of the top league of English football. From Manchester United in the mid-’70s to Newcastle...

Willie Johnston: The Free | left wingers of the 70s

By the time Willie Johnston arrived at West Bromwich Albion in the dying, burning embers of 1972, he wasn’t as much transferred as run...
Howard Kendall England Analysis

1990: Taylor, Venables, Kendall or Royle for England? Part One

Howard Kendall should have been given the England job in preference to Graham Taylor in 1990 when Bobby Robson left the post. His credentials...
Brian Clough Derby County

Derby Dreamers

From founding fathers of the football league to the worst team in the Premier League, Derby County have been it all. They strike a...
El Salvador Honduras World Cup Nostalgia

‘The Football War’: El Salvador, Honduras and World Cup qualification in 1969

I do not, of course, suggest that sport is one of the main causes of international rivalry; big-scale sport is itself, I think, merely...