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Age may matter now. Keep winning and it won’t.

December 13, 2011


It must be difficult for a player like Frank Lampard to have a manager of such a similar age. There is only eight months between him and the passionate, and recently provocative Andre Villas-Boas. It will be strange for a lot of the Chelsea players but the older statesmen in particular. The likes of Lampard, […]

Thank you Scotland

July 25, 2011


This summer we will see another Scotsman managing an English Premier League club. Norwich City’s promotion means that Paul Lambert will take the Scottish managerial tally in the Premiership to seven. Football in Scotland is often looked down upon due to the inevitability of the season’s outcome. It is a dead cert that either Celtic […]

Why sign for Chelsea when they don’t have a manager?

June 19, 2011


At this time of year there is little more to do than speculate about where a player’s future may lie. The Under 21 European Championship is underway but is only followed by a dedicated minority. Similarly, Fifa Women’s World Cup kicks off next week. Apart from those fairly under-the-radar events taking place, the domestic football fan […]