The Greatest Tackle Ever – and it’s not by Bobby Moore!

by Rob Shepherd. There are some people (often Arsene Wenger) who don’t seem to think the tackle is anything to shout about anymore. But without solid, honest, properly timed tackles what would dazzling footwork and skill mean if it went […]


Big Jack at 80
Cathal Dervan pays tribute to the man that changed Irish soccer forever

England play Ireland on June 7 in Dublin a week ahead of the European Championship showdown qualifier against Scotland for Martin O’Neill’s team. It will be a case of make-or-break for Ireland’s chances of reaching the 2016 finals in France. […]


Who Next For City…?
Pelligrini on the way out of Manchester

Rumours that Manchester City are lining up Pep Guardiola to take over from Manuel Pelligrini have intensified following a report from the well sourced Middle East sports station BeIn sport that a “deal has been done”. But both City and Guardiola’s […]


Good Luck Greavsie
Rob Shepherd on what Jimmy Greaves means to him

by Rob Shepherd. There have been so many fine words written about Jimmy Greaves in the last few days since it was revealed he had been admitted into hospital following a severe stroke. The most recent reports say Greavsie is making […]


April ’73: Charlton Bows Out
Bobby Charlton retires from top-flight football

His Final Bow Bobby Charlton retires from top-flight football by Richard DJJ Bowdery. Seven years after lifting the World Cup and five years after winning the European Cup, Bobby Charlton finally hung up his ‘Manchester United’ boots on 28 April […]


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