Monthly Archives: February 2012

If only we could choose our fans

Tweet A famous story attributed to Groucho Marx is that having been told that he would be refused membership of a notoriously anti-Semitic beach club, he sent a telegram to his own club stating, “Please accept my resignation. I don’t … Continue reading

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90’s nostalgia: Lee Sharpe, Manchester United

Tweet During one of my recent YouTube trawls I recalled a brilliant back heeled effort by Lee Sharpe, playing for Manchester United against Barcelona (I was compiling this list of great improvised finishes). This led me to a collection of … Continue reading

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Arsenal won’t raise the axe, but Wenger must find a new trick.

Tweet Arsene Wenger looks like a man tired of facing the same questions. As Arsenal limped out of the FA Cup on Saturday, Wenger looked exhausted. He was probably imagining the post match interview, “Arsene, another year without a trophy, … Continue reading

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Swansea City’s Brendan Rodgers is the future

Tweet The argument that England need a world class manager is extremely tired. It’s unlikely England will ever have a manager with a more impressive CV than Fabio Capello. And yet, his World Cup team sucked ass worse than any … Continue reading

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Liverpool and Manchester United need the dollars

Tweet The Deloitte money league was published the other week. It usually has some interesting observations, and this year was no different. One particularly grotesque figure was the £64 million that Chelsea have spent on hiring and firing managers during … Continue reading

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