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Spain
Is Lionel Messi the last one-club man?
15:00 Thursday 2nd August 2018

They don’t call it news for no reason. When things stay the same, people become bored. Something different, something new, must happen to keep people engaged. In real life, capitalism and democracy help that along. Everyone wants the…

Championship
Middlesbrough: 5 potential candidates to replace Garry Monk as manager
16:05 Sunday 24th December 2017

There was an element of surprise to the news that Garry Monk has been sacked by Championship side Middlesbrough (also sacked the following day was the losing manager in the weekend tie with Boro, Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal).…

Tactics
Has the traditional two striker system become obsolete?
10:00 Saturday 25th November 2017

When was the last time you saw the traditional 4-4-2, 4-1-2-1-2 or 4-2-2-2 formation pop up on your screen when you watched your favourite club in action? A long time I’d guess. Why are these systems rarely preferred in the modern…

Opinion
The Old Man United: Why I Miss The Old Days, Ways, And Players
14:00 Sunday 15th January 2017

I am going to go ahead and say it, “I miss the old Manchester United.” I believed in their style, their play, their domination of the Premier League, and their ability to reenergize themselves to be practically unbeatable under the leadership…

Football
Weekend Review: (25th-26th February) Ten Talking Points
22:32 Monday 27th February 2012

This is going to be the first of many weekly posts looking at the weekend's action and cramming them into ten simple talking points. And what a weekend to start with. This weekend has seen a thrilling derby, Liverpool winning the season's first…

Football
Role Models in Sport
17:16 Wednesday 7th September 2011

In this Blog I would like to look at Role Models in sport, in particular role models within football. The reason I have chosen football is that it is our most prominant sport and has a huge amount of coverage in the press, therefore more children…

Football
Lets be Frank
12:24 Sunday 31st July 2011

In an interview last week, Lampard admitted that he would consider his future in football when his ability to maintain his box-to-box surges begins to fade. Sadly, for Chelsea fans anyway this is going to come sooner than you'd hope and this…

Football
Loyalty - A Virtue Lost in Football?
15:55 Friday 1st July 2011

Every football fan will have at some point or another voiced their displeasure at the departure of their team's talismanic figure. For ‘small clubs‘ this is all too familiar, as reputable clubs constantly prey on their most prized players.…