Power Play: Big-Name Players the Key to Halting the Slide Towards a ‘European Super League’

I hoped something would have changed by the time I woke up on Monday morning. I’m not suggesting I lifted my head off the pillow imagining the whole thing had “been a dream” or anything quite so clich├ęd, but – perhaps stupidly – I did hope my bleary eyes would focus on a statement from… Read More

The Guardiola Game: Pep’s appointment says more about Man City than football’s elite realise

In some ways, the revelation that Pep Guardiola is to take over as manager of Manchester City in the coming summer is the most unsurprising news of the football season. As the club admitted in its press statement yesterday, City have been chasing the current Bayern Munich manager since 2012 and, arguably, this is the… Read More