Monthly Archive: December 2008

The FIFA World Club Cup 2008 2

The FIFA World Club Cup 2008

Is it that time of year again already? Long time readers will remember this site’s visit to the FIFA World Club Cup in 2006, and we have continued what is now becoming the tradition...

Bidding Themselves Into A Hole? 1

Bidding Themselves Into A Hole?

Spurred on by Glasgow’s successful bid to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games, the Scottish Football Association is now looking at hosting the 2016 European Championships. The road to hosting a major tournament, however, is...

Keane For A Holiday 0

Keane For A Holiday

Roy Keane’s departure from Sunderland raises many interesting questions about the nature of both Keane himself and the nature of modern football managership. Although the official line so far has been that they have...

Individual Honours In A Team Game 0

Individual Honours In A Team Game

In one of the less surprising announcements of the last few weeks, this year’s Ballon D’Or (which they used to just call “The European Footballer Of The Year”, but such is the power of...

Football In The Regions: London 0

Football In The Regions: London

Watching him a couple of years ago on “Sunday Supplement”, it was difficult to think of Jimmy Hill as a revolutionary. Yet there, before our very eyes, was the man that kick-started the television...