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Where next for Antonio Conte?
09:00 Monday 8th October 2018

Chelsea endured its fair share of troubles in the past three seasons. The 2015/16 campaign was the worst. Players and fans revolted. The club's most successful manager was sent packing midseason. Interim boss Guus Hiddink could only salvage…

Features
Equal Time: Why Luka Modric is a worthy winner of FIFA's Best
13:00 Tuesday 25th September 2018

As Luka Modric tucked himself into bed last night, he will have been reflecting on an impressive year. Being named as FIFA’s Best Player was the latest achievement in a season filled with success. While he will not have been thinking…

Features
How Andrew Lloyd Webber explains modern football
15:00 Tuesday 11th September 2018

Wayne Rooney is doing well in Major League Soccer, as he should. Even on tired, 30-something legs, his talent level demands no less. He leads the DC United line, just as fans and coaches expected him to do in the Premier League. The problem…

Other Tournaments
American sport can teach the Premier League a trick or two
11:00 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Football is the most popular and watched sport in the world. A high percentage of audiences watch the action here in England and the Premier League, even in the US, where football is something else entirely and soccer struggles to get…

Premier League
What is a fan?
08:00 Monday 26th February 2018

In 2017, philosopher and Liverpool fan (nobody’s perfect) Simon Critchley published a thoughtful book titled “What we think about when we think about football.” IRAIW’s Allan Kemp reviewed it in November. My aunt recently…

Stadiums
10 Fascinating grounds
08:00 Friday 9th February 2018

I’ve always been fascinated by stadiums. Not just the ones that house teams I love. I’ve taken in batting practice at Yankee Stadium, seen the post-Pele Cosmos at the Meadowlands (still boasting Franz Beckenbauer, Carlos Alberto…

Features
Real Madrid v Sunderland with Trevor Sinclair in the booth
11:00 Wednesday 3rd January 2018

Imagine life is a never-ending football match between Real Madrid and Sunderland. You might think that as the two sides continue playing one another Sunderland would gradually rise to the occasion until the two were just about level. I’ll…

Football
The 12 Days of Football: Twelve Dreamers Dreaming
08:00 Wednesday 3rd January 2018

On the 12th day of football, UEFA gave to me twelve dreamers dreaming, Eleven punters punting/Ten lads-a-leaping/Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing/Seven sides-a-sinking/Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals!  Four calls…

Football
The 12 Days of Football: Eleven Punters Punting
08:00 Tuesday 2nd January 2018

On the 11th day of football, the media gave to me eleven punters punting, Ten lads-a-leaping/Nine ladies playing/Eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking/Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals!  Four calls blown/ Three French…

Football
The 12 Days of Football: Ten lads-a-leaping
08:00 Monday 1st January 2018

On the tenth day of football, UEFA gave to me ten lads-a-leaping/Nine ladies  playing/ Eight managers managing/ Seven sides-a-sinking/ Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals!  Four calls blown/ Three French clubs/ Two title…

Womens Football
12 Days of Football: Nine Ladies Playing
08:00 Sunday 31st December 2017

On the ninth day of football, FIFA gave to me nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing/Seven sides-a-sinking/Six games amazing Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown/Three French clubs/Two title races/ and Antonio Conte and a back three. Welcome…

Managerial News
The 12 Days of Football: Eight Managers Managing
08:00 Saturday 30th December 2017

On the eighth day of football, UEFA gave to me eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking/Six games amazing Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown/Three French clubs/Two title races/ and Antonio Conte and a back three. Welcome to the eighth…

European Football
The 12 Days of Football: Seven sides-a-sinking
08:00 Friday 29th December 2017

On the seventh day of football, UEFA gave to me seven sides-a-sinking/Six games amazing Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown/Three French clubs/Two title races/ and Antonio Conte and a back three. Welcome to the seventh installment in It's…

European Football
The 12 Days of Holiday Fixtures: Six Games Amazing
08:00 Thursday 28th December 2017

On the sixth day of football/UEFA gave to me six games amazing Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown/Three French clubs/Two title races/and Antonio Conte and a back three Welcome to the sixth chapter in It's Round & It's White's…

Football
The 12 days of football: Five Golden Goals!
08:00 Wednesday 27th December 2017

On the fifth day of holiday fixtures/UEFA gave to me Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown/Three French clubs/Two title races/and Antonio Conte and a back three Welcome to the fifth article in It's Round & It's White's 12 Days…

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