Kevin Keegan Liverpool FC

Kevin Keegan: Liverpool’s Greatest Ever Player?

Kevin Keegan – Liverpool’s Greatest Ever Player? How do we decide what is ‘greatness’? Is it simply the best or most skilful of players who...

Arthur Wharton: Goalkeeper, sporting great and Trailblazer, written out of history

One of the great all-round sportsmen of his day, a member of the first great football team, World Champion and football eccentric. Even though...
Retro Match Liverpool 1977

RetroMatch: The 1977 European Cup Final

Let me take you back to a time where football was a little bit different.I know we have all over indulged on the World Cup...
Gianluigi Buffon

Icons In Italy: Gianluigi Buffon

By now we’re familiar with the fact that the one-day-deservedly-famous ‘Icons in Italy’ series focuses on the very best historic players to have graced...
Paul Madeley Leeds United

The Rolls Royce of Footballers – Paul Madeley, Leeds Legend

If you were building the complete footballer, what attributes would you give them?Kick with both feet? Play anywhere? Defend and attack with equal...
Jimmy Greaves Barnet FC

Football Genesis: You Always Remember More About Your Second Time

My first match was where I was taken to watch Fulham play Hull City at Craven Cottage in October 1976 for my ninth birthday....
Leeds United Peter Risdale

How Not to Run a Football Club: Ridsdale’s Risk

Banking on The Future If you’re reading this and you’re aged 24 or under, it’s likely you won’t remember Leeds United as a powerhouse of...
Jimmy Hill

Taking it On The Chin: The Legend of Jimmy Hill

This week Jimmy Hill would’ve been ninety. If you want to know the effect Jimmy Hill had on English football, try writing its history...

Football Genesis – You Never Forget Your First Time

They say you always remember the first game you ever went to. For many of us, though, we may remember the occasion, the two...

My Dundee United Debut

A bitter, cold wind had picked up since we left the car and rain was in the air. It was that fine rain, the...