The Most Important Manchester Derby?
The Most Important Manchester Derby?

(While we all catch our breath from the Champions League,…) Sunday, the 20th of September, 2009 marks (by my estimation) the 154th Manchester Derby. Also by my estimation, this weekend’s match is quite possibly one of, if not the most important match the 2 clubs have ever played against each […]

Hooliganism: Did It Ever Go Away? Who Foots The Bill?
Hooliganism: Did It Ever Go Away? Who Foots The Bill?

Is football hooliganism in the U.K. more prevalent than ever? In an age of astronomical transfer fees, CCTV, better policing methods, higher ticket prices & all-stadium seating, one would think not. Aren’t we always led to believe that football in the U.K. has emerged triumphantly out of the dark ages […]

Your 1st & 2nd Team: An Americans Right to Pick & Choose
Your 1st & 2nd Team: An Americans Right to Pick & Choose

Raise your hand if any of the following criteria apply to you: have you been a football supporter for ten years or less? have you “picked” a top European club to follow? do you currently reside in one of the 50 States that make up this fine country? If you […]