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THANKS IRON MAN

KEVIN HALLS TAKES A LOOK BACK AT THE LIFE OF COVENTRY CITY LEGEND GEORGE CURTIS… Glory day: George Curtis celebrates […]

PIONEERING BLUES

LIFELONG BIRMINGHAM CITY SUPPORTER KEITH DIXON RECALLS WHEN HIS FAVOURITES LED THE WAY FOR ENGLISH SIDES IN EUROPE… Up for […]

LONG LIVE THE LEAGUE CUP

SAM TODD TELLS US WHY HE IS AN UNASHAMED FAN OF OUR DOMESTIC FOOTBALL’S THIRD COMPETITION… Cup kings: Manchester City […]

MIND THE GAP

ACTIVITY IN THE SUMMER TRANSFER WINDOW REFLECTS HOW THE FINANCIAL DEMOGRAPHIC OF EUROPEAN FOOTBALL HAS ALTERED SINCE THE PANDEMIC, ARGUES […]

OLE’S CRUSADE

RICHARD SAYELL EXAMINES WHETHER MANCHESTER UNITED BOSS OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER HAS FINALLY FOUND THE MISSING PIECES OF THE PUZZLE TO […]

DUTCH DISMAY AT ALTAR

Beautiful Bridesmaids Dressed in Oranje – The Unfulfilled Glory of Dutch Football, by Gary Thacker, published by Pitch Publishing, Price: […]

NOVEL IDEA PROVES A WINNER

Playing For Keeps, by Chris Pullen, published by Matador, Price: £9.99 WHAT better inspiration for a novel than the world […]

GAZZA-AT BOSTON UNITED

DAN BARKER GRAY RECALLS PAUL GASCOIGNE’S LAST HURRAH AS A PLAYER… IT’S not unusual for former top-flight players to find […]

SINGING THE BLUES

RICKY CARROLL TELLS US ABOUT A LIFETIME FOLLOWING CHELSEA… High jump: Chelsea’s Jakob Kjeldbjerg wins an aerial duel against Manchester […]

THE FOOTBALL LIBRARY

JONNY BRICK TELLS US ABOUT HIS PANDEMIC PROJECT, WHICH IS NOW A YEAR OLD… BOOKS are pandemic proof, so there […]

SINGING THE BLUES

CHRIS WRIGHT TAKES A LOOK BACK AT WHEN CHELSEA’S FORTUNES REALLY STARTED TO CHANGE… Showing off the FA Cup IT’S […]

JUDE’S JOURNEY

BIRMINGHAM CITY FAN KEITH DIXON TAKES A LOOK AT THE FACTORS BEHIND THE RAPID RISE OF FORMER BLUES STARLET JUDE […]

ERIK’S EFFORT PAYS OFF

All Together Now, by Erik Samuelson, published by Pitch Publishing, Price: £19.99 ALL Together Now is billed as ‘The Extraordinary […]

DUGOUT DEMANDS

RICHARD SAYELL LOOKS AT THE FORTUNES OF STAR PLAYERS WHO HAVE STEPPED INTO MANAGEMENT… Derby Chelsea Valencia Monaco Montreal Derby […]

AN IRREVERENT ESCAPADE

Is it Just Me or is Modern Football S**t?, by Jim Keoghan, published by Pitch Publishing, Price: £12.99 IT’S always […]

ALF’S BAPTISM OF FIRE

COLIN ALLAN RECALLS WHEN ENGLAND MADE AN EARLY ‘EUROS’ EXIT IN 1963 UNDER THEIR NEW MANAGER On the stretch: Jimmy […]

SPREADING THE MESSAGE…

Futsal – The Story of an Indoor Football Revolution, by Jamie Fahey, published by Melville House UK, Price: £9.99 ONE […]

AN UNFORGETTABLE EUROS

ROBERT J WILSON PICKS OUT SOME OF HIS HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CONTINENTAL SHOWPIECE… THERE is no doubting that Euro 2020 […]

LEARNING LESSONS

SAM TODD REFLECTS ON CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN’S COLLAPSE (AND RECOVERY) AT EURO 2020 – AND HOW IT SHOULD BE TURNED INTO […]