Author: Ian

The Tyranny Of Football

A curious article appeared in “The Guardian” on Saturday, in which the actor, writer and comedian David Mitchell tried to sum up his dislike for football. Reading it back this morning, one cannot help but be struck...

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A Kewelling Off Period

It’s unlikely that Leeds United will be playing Galatasaray in the next couple of years or so. An element of racour still exists between the two clubs following serious crowd disturbances surrounding their Champions League...

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Slaves To Fortune

Is there any sound more grating than that of the petulant millionaire?¬†One of the¬†curiosities of the situation concerning Cristiano Ronaldo’s on-off move to Real Madrid is the lack of media training that he appears to have...

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Why They Should Never Be Allowed To Meet

There were cautious grounds for optimism when G14 broke up last year. The threat of a break-away European Super League had been put to bed. Everybody within UEFA was around the same table and hopefully pulling in the same...

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