Football Standardisation v Football Chaos

A common theme in recent times has been for commentators, players and football fans to look back with nostalgia, through rose tinted glasses, to the days when we were all young, playing football with our friends on the street, round the park or on a proper football pitch - both informally and formally. Many lament... Continue Reading →

Mini Blether: Really Love Italian Football

There's something really warm and comforting about sitting in on a rainy Sunday afternoon, watching some top quality Calcio play out at the San Siro. Much publicised is the fondness many have for the good old days of the 1990's where Channel 4 provided us mere mortals, without the sufficient luxury of satellite or cable,... Continue Reading →

Mini Blether – Modern Day Strikers

A number 9. If nothing else, that otherwise simple number is personified by generations of goalscorers, strikers, poachers. There have been quite a few articles, recent discussions and opinions offered concerning the modern day absence of this type of player within top level football. There are examples around, Lewandowski of Bayern and Poland for example or... Continue Reading →

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