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England National Team
England won; get over it
08:00 Friday 9th July 2021

Famous last words. Yesterday, I wrote with tongue in cheek about fear of losing being the “one thing” that ruins football. Then, being in the US, I spent the afternoon viewing a particularly enjoyable semi-final between England…

Premier League
Leicester City: The outlier's curse
09:00 Friday 8th February 2019

When Leicester City won the league in 2016 under Claudio Ranieri, it was a special moment in the history of the club and English football. The Foxes went against all odds to emerge champions in a league that was widely dominated by a select…

Premier League
How tragic events at Leicester City have united the football family
08:00 Saturday 3rd November 2018

As a lifelong Leicester City supporter and season ticket holder, it’s not easy to write about the tragic events of last Saturday. But here goes. It had been like any other match day. Walking away from the stadium after witnessing Leicester…

Five lessons other managers can learn from the Ranieri debacle
11:19 Friday 24th February 2017

The football universe was left in shock, outrage and disgust after it emerged that Claudio Ranieri has been ruthlessly axed as Leicester City manager on Thursday evening; a confirmation of how cruel the game of football could be sometimes.…