Craig Levein Dundee United

Craig Levein’s Tangerine Army

At around 16:45, 28 October 2006, referee Dougie McDonald blew full time at the Falkirk Stadium, drawing a close to a shambolic 5-1 defeat...
pierluigi collina

Pierluigi Collina: The Referee Who Gave Respect And Got Respect

If you were to ask someone what they thought to be the hardest job in football, you could get back several different answers. Some...

Florence witnesses the Second Coming – The Gabriel Batistuta Years

Spending nine years in the same job probably wouldn't earn you a carriage clock or a personalised gold-plated watch, that level of finery is...
Ron-Atkinson-Manchester-United

Ron Atkinson Revisited: A Debt Owed?

Ron Atkinson laid the groundwork for the success later enjoyed by Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. Journalism 101 courses around the world encourage aspiring...

Steve Coppell And The Record Breaking Royals: Part Two

Who Are We? The 2005/06 Championship season ended with Steve Coppell’s Reading top of the tree by some margin, if many football fans hadn’t heard...
FA-Cup

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try, Try Again, FA Cup Marathon

Hey kids, remember replays? Well yeah of course you do, but what about when replays followed replays? Haha, gotcha there. Before Arsene Wenger managed to...
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Blues, Reds, only shirt colours count…

Animosity based on colour - apart from team colours - creed, race and religion and anything related have no place in football. Arriving at Goodison...
Josh McEachran Chelsea

The Loan System – Does it Work?

The loan system in football is something which has become more and more of an option for clubs recently, but does it really work...
Jose Mourinho Manchester United

Can Jose Turn Himself From A Typewriter Into A Laptop?

Thursday 1st July 2004 – a date that will go down as one of pure significance in English football, for it is the date...
Survival Sunday West Bromwich Albion

West Brom: The Great Escape

It was Christmas 2004, and Chelsea had started their domination of English football. Middlesbrough and Everton were both in the top five, Man City...