December 13, 2011
Saturday morning television when I was growing up was all about ‘Live and Kicking’ for most kids, however my morning viewing consisted of watching James Richardson aka ‘that baldy guy’, sitting outside a cafe in Italy reading the paper while discussing that week’s Serie A headlines. ‘Football Italia’ was Channel 4’s first venture into Italian […]
November 29, 2011
Imagine a club deliberately restricting itself to only recruiting playing staff from a small region within a major European country, yet being successful and highly competitive in modern football. Crazy, isn’t it? Well not if you’re an Athletic Bilbao Supporter.
November 24, 2011
The days of football managers having time to create a team and develop a football club appear to be long gone. André Villas-Boas became Chelsea manager a mere 6 months ago, yet he is already under severe pressure to quit. Surely the positive attributes that got him the job have not simply vanished within his […]