Posts by Neil

The Uncrowned Prince

The Uncrowned Prince

By on Mar 30, 2014 in European Club Football, History, Latest | 0 comments

The memories of football fans, laced as they often are with a solid lack of sentimentality (at least we pretend they are), often leave little room for reminiscing about big money players who should have made it big, but didn’t. Believe me, I’m far from alone in this regard. Indeed, I’ve got the “him? ach, he was rubbish” sneer down to a...

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AVB: Too Much, Too Young?

AVB: Too Much, Too Young?

By on Dec 27, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

You’ve done too much, much too young, The Specials famously sang on their seminal 1980 hit. That particular ditty was an anthem to a lost youth and the doom of adding another statistic to the population. However, it would also appear to be a maxim that could be applied to Portuguese wonderkid Andre Villas-Boas, who as we all know¬†has now had the button pressed...

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