Top 10 English players abroad

With the European transfer window still open and rumours suggesting Ademola Lookman & Ruben Loftus-Cheek could be bound for the Bundesliga Pickford where Jadon Sancho is set for his first full season, here’s a countdown of the 10 most successful English players to head for continental Europe…and one absolute disaster. 10. Ray Wilkins (AC Milan […]

Russia 2018- global extravaganza or disaster waiting to happen?

I’d really love to be Gianni Infantino or at least I’d like his job. He gets to run a globally powerful organisation whose credibility is so low that literally anything you do is an improvement on your predecessor (as long as you don’t stick your fingers in the till). Even better- said organisation’s big event […]

World Cup qualifying: Dutch Despair, American Angst and Messi Magic

For most qualification is now over, joy for some and agony for many, when the World Cup expands to its bloated 48 team format for 2026 I’ll miss the drama of qualifiers. The football is often ropey as teams try to fashion together performances from a few training sessions but the drama is incredible. It’s […]