English Football's Greatest Goalscorer

English Football’s Greatest Goalscorer

Which English player scored the most goals during their career? Wayne Rooney holds the record with 53 goals for England but it’s not him....

The Football League and ‘the old pals act’

In 1986 the Football League was approaching its century and so took the opportunity to undertake a certain degree of navel-gazing. The era of...

David Beckham and his red card redemption

David Beckham will undoubtedly go down as one of the legends of the game. An old-school winger blessed with a wand of a right foot;...

Aaron Hughes: 18 on the shirt, 21 on the bounce; A Northern Ireland legend...

Aaron Hughes, squad number 18 and a huge dressing-room presence, recently left the Northern Ireland squad for the last time. A player from 1998, former captain...
Billy Davies

Billy Davies: A Struggle to Conform

Billy Davies is a manager who polarises opinion more than most. Some supporters think he is a short, aggressive, malcontent, trouble-stirring annoyance, while others...

Dare to dream: Qatar 2022

"Qatar Lights Show" (CC BY 2.0) by (Domz-Viewfinder) D.R.Pentecostes Whether or not you are on board with the idea, Qatar will be holding the next World Cup in...

He loved the game more than politics: Jimmy Hill

His profile, both physically and professionally, is legendary. Jimmy Hill certainly let us all know what he thought and the impact of his thoughts...

Fanfare for the common eagle: Crystal Palace 1978-80

The period between 1978-1980 in football not unreasonably tends to be dominated by Nottingham Forest and their commando raid on Europe and its treasures....

Euro ’88: A Pointless Affair

Despite the legacy that came with reaching the World Cup semi-finals in 1990, the truth is Bobby Robson was neither a particularly good nor...

Henrik Larsson: The King Of Kings (Part 1)

Henrik Larsson, the name alone is enough to bring a whirlwind of emotion to any Celtic fans’ eyes. Some will mention his undoubted wealth...