The Spanish and the Italians have the right idea. The football season shouldn’t be starting until late August, or even early September. Mid-August is for going on holiday. I’m on holiday. I’m in France. I’m in a little village up a mountain just above Evian. Yes, that place with the water. The kids have been […]Read more "Wish you were here?"
Is the default setting of all Liverpool Supporters to elevate their managers to God-like status? Neil Poole takes a closer look at this perceived phenomenon; one both derided by outsiders and protected and held tight by the club’s own followers. The New Messiah When Jürgen Klopp was appointed Liverpool manager under twelve months ago, he […]Read more "Liverpool Football Club and Personal Jesus"
Summers used to be painful. In a bygone era, when football stopped in mid-to-late May, there would often be a dull and thudding void, a void that could only begin to be shifted by the emergence of the fixture lists in late June. Life would then lighten a little bit more when the pre-season friendlies […]Read more "A Town Closed Down for Winter"