Archive: March 2013 (5 articles)

Rome wasn’t built in a day. But old big ‘ead wasn’t on that particular job – The enigma that was Brian Clough

Posted: 28th March 2013

Brian Clough. There it was again.┬áThe man’s name. They were talking about him again. This time, the enigmatic former player and manager, ‘old big ‘ead’, as he was often referred…

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Category: Football - Editorial

Best young player care or hot showers and tasty canteen food? – Let academy heads focus properly on our youngsters

Posted: 22nd March 2013

While Wigan Athletic and Dave Whelan have been in the news over the last few days with the disciplinary issues surrounding last Sunday’s match with Newcastle United, today, I have…

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Category: Football - Editorial

‘Walloped by Wilkins’ – Playing cricket for Liverpool University and an unforgettable match at Oxford in 1976

Posted: 15th March 2013

A challenge is laid down ‘Go on then’, he said, ‘Try and name it.’ I was just getting in the car to head back to London after catching up with…

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Category: Cricket - Editorial

A controversial tackle or that outstanding pass? – I know how I will remember Ryan Giggs’ 1,000th senior match

Posted: 6th March 2013

At one point in last night’s Champions League match between Manchester United and Real Madrid, I realised that I had done a double take at something I’d just seen. It…

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Category: Football - Editorial

Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal at 4pm today – More than just another Premier League match

Posted: 3rd March 2013

Lots of smiles and a firm handshake, if at arms length. Above, we see Arsenal Captain Kenny Sansom shaking hands with his Tottenham Hotspur counterpart Richard Gough before the 100th…

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Category: Football - Editorial

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