Last week, after pointing out that our victory at Anfield shouldn’t deflect attention from the continuing awfulness of our performances, I concluded: “all we have done is given LVG a free pass for another couple of weeks, without settling any of the bigger questions.”
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016
A few months before Bryan Cullen would become the first Dublin man in 16 years to lift Sam Maguire, the then director of football operations at Chelsea, Mike Forde, spoke at a conference in Liverpool about a bit of a continuing professional development tour he took in on Stateside.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
Sepp Blatter yesterday brushed off a stunt by an English comedian to categorically state he will not stand in next year’s Fifa presidential election — and sent a ‘good luck’ message to Michel Platini, the man who is favourite to succeed him.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
Football appears to be at a crossroads today as Sepp Blatter remains defiant in the face of a threatened revolution from Uefa as the shockwaves from Fifa’s “seismic” corruption scandal continued to rock the global game.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
As Jose Mourinho eased himself into the dugout at Old Trafford, acknowledging his opposite number as he did so, he briefly and pointedly caught the eye of Chelsea’s captain as the defender walked past; it was a look of mutual respect, of shared history, of shared memories.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
ONLY 15 months after they won the league and three years after they reached the Champions League final for the third time in four years, it is already hard to fathom a way back for Manchester United after their humbling 4-0 defeat to League One MK Dons.
Thu, 28 Aug, 2014
Now the dust is beginning to settle on Manchester United’s sacking of David Moyes, and as critics root through the reasons for his departure and the list of possible replacements, there remains another hugely important question to answer: Where does Alex Ferguson fit into it all?
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014