Is the Winter Break finally going to happen?

In the autumn of 1993 as Graham Taylor’s World Cup bid turned to dust Sky Sports’ Richard Keys hosted a post-mortem as English football looked to the future. Then Leeds boss and future FA Technical Director Howard Wilkinson reeled off a list of changes that would help the next England Manager- top of that list […]

EFL Cup Final Reaction: Is it finally over for Arsene Wenger?

So it’s congratulations to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City, less than a week after the quadruple dream came to an unexpected end at Wigan the first leg of a possible treble and very likely double was completed at Wembley. City were not at their best in the final, particularly in the first half but it simply […]

10 Potential Surprise Call ups

International football is still hibernating but with only 1 international friendly window remaining before the greatest show on earth, who might be new blips on the England radar? 1.Nick Pope The Premier League’s most surprising star of the season had previously been number 1 for York City, but an early season injury to England goalkeeper Tom Heaton has given Pope […]

1958- How tragedy in Munich shaped England’s Swedish World Cup.

Last Tuesday marked the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster. A Commemorative service was held at Old Trafford whilst many made the pilgrimage to where the fateful spot  near Munich Reim Airport where one of club footballs greatest sides met their end. 23 people including 8 footballers lost their lives on that fateful day. […]