(By Andrew Dawkin) The dawn of the Premier League in 1992 changed football forever: big-money TV deals, new stadiums and more foreign players. But was football better in the days of muddy pitches, heaving terraces and cheaper tickets? 1,656 more words
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Colin Murray: World Cup bargain hunters beware - you're just as likely to end up with an El-Hadji Diouf as an Ossie Ardiles
Signing a player based primarily on their World Cup performances is like buying an album based solely on hearing the single.
Yeah, it’s catchy, it stuck in your head, but the rest of the record often turns out to be unfocused, over-hyped and, on the whole, disappointing. 358 more words
There’s going to be a remake of Escape to Victory. Yep, you heard that right…
After you’ve made an acclaimed blockbuster, what’s the next step? Maybe you’d buy a yacht, maybe you’d get to work on that passion project. 630 more words
1978 World Cup winner Ossie Ardiles told me, in an interview for The Sun Newspaper, that England have no chance of winning the World Cup but the former Tottenham hero did praise manager Roy Hodgson’s youthful squad selection. 7 more words