Ferguson Treads the Fine Line Between Football and the Real World

The extent to which figures in football seem to think they operate beyond the law fascinates me. I’m not talking about the antics of the players which fill the tabloids. There’s an air of inevitability to the sort of incidents which take place when you give a young lad a pile of money and tell … More Ferguson Treads the Fine Line Between Football and the Real World

Please Can We Have Our Souls Back? Chelsea’s Fans Backtrack On Their Faustian Pact

Chelsea’s fans might feel uncomfortable at the thought of Rafa Benitez at the helm, but is that sense of unease misdirected? Perhaps the anger directed at the Spaniard is merely a proxy for the uncomfortable realities his arrival has stirred deep within fans’ hearts about their relationship with the club’s owner. The words Benitez is … More Please Can We Have Our Souls Back? Chelsea’s Fans Backtrack On Their Faustian Pact