As a longstanding pillar of the Labour Party, football’s gentlest knight is firm believer in gender equity. Chivalry is all well and good but principles are principles and this is the 21st century. So when ESPN’s Kelly Cates (nee Dalglish) had the sheer brass to ask Beetface whether backup keeper Anders Lindegaard had created a [...]
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What better way to put us in a festive mood than deconstructing the World Cup bids? Ian Plenderleith profiles Chuck Blazer’s jet-setting lifestyle and gets very depressed about the state of leadership in the game. And Blazer’s shamelessness pales in comparison to ticket tout Jack Warner, who’s CV includes (DELETED BY SOFABALL LEGAL DEPT.)
Paul Kelso [...]
Buried at the bottom of When Saturday Comes’ round-up of the press reaction in France to the friendly win was this little gem.
“If you wondered where Blanc’s widely ridiculed predecessor was on the day of the game, L’Equipe provided the answer. They tracked down Raymond Domenech to a small town south-west of Paris, where he [...]
Philip Cornwall sees Roberto Mancini’s decision to criticize the red tops as a mistake even if his complaint of an anti-Italian cant has merit.
It isn’t just the tabloids who’ve been tubthumping for Mancini’s dismissal, either. From the start of his tenure at Eastlands, there were grumbles that Sparky Hughes never got a fair shake with [...]
Guillem Balague reviews Gerard Pique’s new book and wonders if Sir Alex Ferguson got it wrong on the young Spanish defender.
This week is rapidly turning daily links into a blog on football finance, which cannot be a good thing. Confession time — I’m a liberal arts major so perhaps not the best person to make [...]