1. EPL: Nine Steps to Revolutionise English Football

    The recent European Championships were a terrific spectacle. England’s absence from the tournament may have detracted from the enjoyment of it for some but the failure to qualify should, ...

    Adam Michie Written by Adam Michie about 6 years ago 380 reads 3 comments

  2. Tottenham: If I Had £30m to Splurge on Spurs

    July 1, 2008 and the transfer window slides invitingly open. The majority of the column inches in recent weeks—whilst interspersed with speculation, deliberation and down right ...

    Adam Michie Written by Adam Michie about 6 years ago 686 reads 4 comments

  3. A Football Fan Who Feels All Grown Up

    Bill Shankly, the Liverpool manager from the late sixties and seventies, once said that football was not a matter of life and death; it was more important than that...

    Adam Michie Written by Adam Michie about 6 years ago 662 reads 7 comments

  4. Chelsea: A Bridge too Far for Luiz Felipe Scolari

    After less than one month of searching and deliberating, Chelsea has found themselves a new boss. Former Brazilian World Cup winning manager and current Portuguese coach, Luiz Felipe Scolari, has accepted the role vacated by Avram Grant...

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  5. EPL: Ramos steering Tottenham towards a vintage season

    Like a freshly sealed bottle of wine, another season in the EPL has been consigned to a dusty cellar for future appraisal...

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  6. Is The Six-plus-Five Rule FIFA’s Equation for Equality?

    It seems strangely fitting that FIFA have met Down Under to vote on a convention that could turn the game of football upside down...

    Adam Michie Written by Adam Michie about 6 years ago 1,140 reads 4 comments

  7. England vs. USA at Wembley Stadium, Part 1—This Time, It's Pointless

    Wednesday night sees England’s Euro 2008 starved squad take on a plucky USA side who are unbeaten in 2008. After the national side’s dismal failure to reach the final tournament ...

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  8. Manchester United's Golden Season Leaves Chelsea Second Best

    To paraphrase a line from Crocodile Dundee - “Call that a final?”….”Now THAT’S a final!”...

    Adam Michie Written by Adam Michie about 6 years ago 1,064 reads 3 comments

  9. The Cup of Plenty: The FA Cup Final has more to offer than just 'The Big Four'

    This weekend, the oldest club competition in the world of football will crown its 127th winner. While the familiar faces of Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea fell in ...

    Adam Michie Written by Adam Michie about 6 years ago 461 reads 0 comments

  10. Berbatov's Off: Where Will Tottenham's Dimi Go?

    With just one game remaining in the English Premier League, the rumour mill is already fully operational with players from all corners of the globe, on their way to god knows where...

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  11. Spanish and Italian Free for All Eclipses EPL's Flat Finale

    With three of the four teams in the Champions League semi finals coming from the Premier League for the second year in succession, it would be easy to nail the lid shut on England’s claim to the best and most exciting league in Europe...

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  12. EPL: On Their Way to Spurs? It Makes You Juande

    With just a handful of games remaining until the Premier League season comes to an end, managers will already have an idea of who they want to bring in for their next campaign...

    Adam Michie Written by Adam Michie about 6 years ago 929 reads 8 comments

  13. Gun with the Wind: Arsenal's Season Falls Apart

    Arsenal are becoming a very hard team to fathom. After a roaring start to the season, going 15 games unbeaten and top of the league, it could turn out to be another dud...

    Adam Michie Written by Adam Michie about 6 years ago 550 reads 4 comments

  14. Spring has Sprung for Tottenham's Ram

    With the blooming of daffodils, the clocks going forward, and dustbins up and down the country overflowing with Easter egg boxes, the end of the premiership season is in sight once more...

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  15. EPL: Lack of Respect is a Reffing Disgrace!

    As a youngster, players rarely take to the football field as themselves. When a child worships their footballing hero, it transcends the posters and figurines that adorn their bedrooms and inevitably finds its way onto the pitch...

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  16. Lordy Geordie!: Tough Days ahead for Newcastle United

    Easter is just around the corner, and the Christian calendar designates this time of year to celebrate the return of a Messiah. At Newcastle United, the return came just a little earlier. Just five weeks ago, Kevin Keegan walked back through the St...

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  17. Football Fitness: A Waist of Talent?

    After the astonishing revelations that Tottenham’s players were carrying 16 stone in excess flabby baggage when Juande Ramos and his team took charge, it immediately begged the question, ...

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  18. The Butcher of Seville: Juande Ramos Wields the Axe on Tottenham Squad

    In any good horror film, as the story progresses you invariably know who’s not going to make it through until the final credits...

    Adam Michie Written by Adam Michie about over 6 years ago 333 reads 8 comments

  19. One Out, Juan In: Tottenham's Season to Date

    Given Tottenham’s preseason ambitions, their current league position is a shining example of how unpredictable football can be.Many called Spurs a team to watch this season—and even went so far as to predict a drive into the top three...

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  20. The Cap Fits—Why Fabio Capello is Not Over the Hill

    If you're in your sixties, life has probably begun to roll gently downhill. Retirement is around the corner, your hair is thinner than ever, and any kids you have spawned have long since flown the nest...

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  21. Making Sense of the EPL Coaching Carousel

    If one thing is ever for certain in football, it’s that nothing is certain. On the eve of England’s crucial “must not lose” Euro 2008 qualifier against Croatia, ...

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  22. First Past the Posts: Why Goalkeepers are Like Racehorses

    The life of a racehorse can be glorious. A win at the Grand National or the Gold Cup can raise a horse to somewhere close to equine God, and has made names like Red Rum synonymous with triumph and success...

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  23. The New Galacticos?: Alex Ferguson's Plan for Manchester United

    After three years without a Premiership title, Manchester United returned to the summit of English Football in style last season, trumping defending champ Chelsea by six points...

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  24. Gareth Bale Hits the Ground Running at Spurs

    The turnover at Spurs in the last four years must have worn out the hinges on the training ground’s door...

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