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Scottish Futures #2: SFA doing the pyramid shuffle
19:10 Thursday 27th February 2020

The second of a six-part series taking a look at the long term future of Scottish football. Part One: Fan owned revolution. When Scotland opened its pyramid system to promotion in 2014-15, giving non-league sides a route into the…

Fa Cup
Is Jurgen Klopp disrespecting the FA Cup?
09:00 Saturday 1st February 2020

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp sparked a national controversy this week in the wake of his side’s 2-2 FA Cup draw with League One outfit Shrewsbury Town. Klopp revealed that neither he nor any of the Red’s first team playing staff…

12 abandoned Football League grounds
17:30 Friday 31st January 2020

The UK’s football landscape changed markedly in recent decades and not just in cultural terms. The money, media hype and pampered players all turned the game into more of a television show than a sport but the most striking…

Premier League
Can Guardiola mark a domestic treble as progress following European troubles?
09:00 Saturday 18th May 2019

Manchester City broke records on the way to their historic double in the 2017/18 campaign. Finishing the season with 100 points meant the Sky Blues had raised the bar so high, others had to raise their game to be able to merely compete.…

Is David Moyes becoming a forgotten man in football?
09:00 Thursday 21st March 2019

Getting the opportunity to manage Manchester United is a dream job for most managers. So it was for David Moyes in 2013. But then, ‘the Chosen One’ became ‘the Rejected One’ in just a matter of months. It was a manager’s…

Beware the club that forgets its fans' importance
15:00 Thursday 8th November 2018

It is no news that the fans of major club football can have significant effect on club business. Clubs always want strong support. Tickets and shirts must be sold but it also makes a massive difference in matches. How many stadia across Europe…

Is Mourinho finished at Manchester United?
12:00 Friday 28th September 2018

With Manchester United relinquishing further points against Wolves last weekend, crashing out of the League Cup on penalties to Derby County and a dust-up with Paul Pogba during training caught by Sky cameras, questions resurfaced regarding…

Champions League
How Pep Guardiola reveals even geniuses have flaws
08:30 Saturday 14th April 2018

Late in the second leg at home to Liverpool, Manchester City were grasping at straws. For the second time in a week, they had been found out by Liverpool’s greater attacking verve and direct intent. For Pep Guardiola, it was…

Paul Pogba: Another End in Sight at Old Trafford
09:30 Thursday 5th April 2018

He left for free in 2012. Manchester United had to part with £89 million, then a world record fee, to bring him back in 2016. Now, it's beginning to look like a vicious cycle. With a breakdown between player and manager reported,…

Champions League
You can't defend Jose Mourinho's 12-minute rant
09:30 Monday 19th March 2018

Over the years football managers have used pre- and post-match press conferences to send a message to coaches, fans, and squad members. Some targets can deal with it. Others wilt under the embarrassment. It happened to Kevin Keegan in…

Premier League
Manchester United fans must accept Mourinho for who he is
09:30 Sunday 25th February 2018

For Manchester United fans expectations are for the club to both play well and get results. Under Sir Alex Ferguson, United dominated opponents with relentless attacking for 90 minutes. Whether behind or drawing, United would deliver wave…

Managerial News
Do Manchester United's 'Class of 92' all have managerial plans?
11:00 Thursday 25th January 2018

Sir Alex Ferguson had a long-lasting effect on the players who played under him during his 27-year stint at Old Trafford. They include the ‘Class of 92' – the group of youngsters which are considered among the most…

Arsene Wenger should have left Arsenal years ago
08:30 Tuesday 16th January 2018

Most probably thought Arsenal could not descend any lower under Arsene Wenger in 2018. With an 8-2 bashing at Old Trafford and a 6-0 lambasting from Chelsea in his past, failing to win the league for 13 years, missing out on a 20th consecutive…

Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United a Robin van Persie redux
10:30 Sunday 14th January 2018

Most football fans still look back at the final day of the 2011/12 Premier League season with fond memories. Martin Tyler’s commentary has become legend. He perfectly captured the moment when Sergio Aguero won Manchester City the…

The best of big Sam Allardyce
15:30 Thursday 25th May 2017

Sam Allardyce, one of English football's favourite managers has decided to call time on his career (he was at Crystal Palace) and put his feet up for (potentially) the rest of his life. We look back on some of Big Sam's finest moments in football.…