Archive for May 2011

End the managerial madness

by , May 24, 2011
As Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich propels his side back to the forefront of the managerial merry-go-round with the latest in an increasing line of nonsensical manager sackings, football has left me with a bad taste in my mouth once again [...]

Give peace a chance

by , May 20, 2011
With the final game of the Premier League season looming above us, a relegation cloud for many on the horizon, I’m not nearly as excited as I should be about the final day drama set to unfold. In truth, it has been on my mind for some time now, but having watched some of Manchester United versus Blackburn game on Saturday, the infamous ‘Respect campaign’ has forced its way to the forefront of my mind [...]

Me Owd Duck on a pioneer

by , May 9, 2011
Sam Widdowson Football as we know it was not suddenly invented, it was developed over a period of time by a number of pioneers and one of the greatest of these was Samuel Weller Widdowson [...]