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‘Rock and Roll Football’


On June 30th 2015, Sheffield Wednesday took the bold step of appointing their first ever foreign coach. Carlos Carvalhal took the reins at Hillsborough prior to a seismic shift in direction for the Owls. The Portuguese manager now has his team sat (just) inside the Play-Off positions with the capability, as he explained after defeating Bolton, to play “rock and ... Read More »

Gary Neville’s Leap of Faith


In the last four years, Gary Neville’s emergence as the best ‘pundit’ on television has helped him almost wholly change public perception of his character. Unsurprisingly, many Chairman have sounded him out for roles within their football clubs, but none have succeeded. That is until Los Che, Valencia, came calling. Read More »

Allianz Arena Tour


As part of a sporadic series of Stadium tours, new IRAIW author Luke Griffin takes a look at the impressive Allianz Arena, home of course to Bayern Munich and TSV 1860 München Read More »

David Moyes Sacked – Twitter Reacts


He knew it was coming and so did but Twitter still went into overdrive yesterday when it was finally confirmed that David Moyes was sacked from Real Sociedad. Read More »

Chelsea – Close to Crisis?


As Eden Hazard’s decisive penalty kick was saved by Jack Butland in Tuesday’s League Cup tie, Chelsea crashed out of the competition and left Stoke with just one win in the last seven games. Read More »

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