Europe

MANCINI’S BAPTISM OF FIRE

TREVOR STYNES RECALLS WHEN ROBERTO MANCINI BEGAN HIS MANAGERIAL CAREER WITH FIORENTINA… Calm before the storm: Fiorentina coach Roberto Mancini […]

MIND THE GAP

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

JUDE’S JOURNEY

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

DUGOUT DEMANDS

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

WE’RE NEARLY THERE!

CHRIS DUNLAVY SAYS CRITICISM OF ENGLAND BOSS GARETH SOUTHGATE’S CONSERVATIVE STYLE IS WIDE OF THE MARK – AND THE THREE […]

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 […]

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 […]

GO FOR IT, GARETH

CHRIS DUNLAVY EXPLAINS WHY THE ENGLAND BOSS MUST RELEASE THE HANDBRAKE IF THE THREE LIONS ARE TO TRIUMPH IN THE […]

KEEPING IT REAL

SAM TODD SUGGESTS ENGLAND FANS SHOULDN’T GET TOO EXCITED ABOUT THE PROSPECT OF EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP GLORY THIS SUMMER… WOULD it […]

GAZZA’S GLORY

ROBERT J WILSON LOOKS BACK AT WHEN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND LAST CLASHED AT THE EUROS – A QUARTER OF A CENTURY […]

HAALAND’S NEXT STEP

ROBERT J WILSON CONSIDERS WHERE THE BORUSSIA DORTMUND AND NORWAY SHARP-SHOOTER COULD END UP THIS SUMMER… Crown jewel: Erling Haaland […]

BLACKPOOL’S ITALIAN JOB

COLIN ALLAN RECALLS WHEN THE SEASIDERS SHONE ON THE INTERNATIONAL STAGE… Crav-ing success: Overjoyed Blackpool skipper John Craven holds the […]

CAMP!NOU!!!!!!!! CONTROVERSIES

EUROPEAN SCENE IAN!MCFARLANE!REPORTS!ON!A!TUMULTUOUS!SEASON!AT!LA!LIGA!GIANTS!BARCELONA Big-hitter: Lionel Messi has a massive influence at Barcelona CONTROVERSY has abounded at Barcelona this season. Ernesto […]

THE RISE OF RIGA UNITED

EUROPEAN SCENE STEVE KENNEDY TALKS TO CLUB FOUNDER AND BOARD MEMBER JUSTIN WALLEY ABOUT THE GROUND-BREAKING TEAM IN THE LATVIAN […]