Monthly Archive: August 2008

A Rich Tapestry 1

A Rich Tapestry

It’s the Preliminary Round of The FA Cup this afternoon, which sees 332 teams taking part for a place in the First Qualifying Round of the competition. There are, as ever, some names that...

What To Do About The League Cup? 3

What To Do About The League Cup?

It’s the end of August. This means, of course, that it’s time for our annual dissection of what is wrong with the League Cup. This year’s Second Round has already been played, and it...

In Praise Of… Matthew Le Tissier 9

In Praise Of… Matthew Le Tissier

As I pondered the smoking ruins of England’s match against the Czech Republic last week, my mind turned back to Matthew Le Tissier. Matthew (and it seems somewhat wrong to reduce his first name...

Inside The Mindset Of The Premier League 5

Inside The Mindset Of The Premier League

Manchester City may be at the beginning of embarking upon a financial crisis that has never before been seen in English football, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not full of imaginative ideas for...