Football’s Mad Men, why are we so obsessed with managers?

A manager is much more than just a tactician these days; he is a figurehead for an entire club. When a billionaire owner hires a new manager, it is a process defined by personalities rather than coaching merit. Is he a tough guy or a charmer? Does he wear a tracksuit or a shirt and […]

Is he simply all froth and no beans at Newcastle?

We are only six games into the new season but is it already time for Newcastle fans to wake up and smell the coffee? The Toon Army currently sits second from bottom in the Premier League table by virtue of goal difference. Only neighbours Sunderland have started as poorly. Although unlike their Northeast rivals, Newcastle […]