Tag Archives: Bill Shankly

Legends of English Football: #6 Sir Tom Finney

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Ah, Sir Tom Finney, one of the finest exponents of footballing skill ever to wear the shirt of England is a living legend. A gentleman and a true star of the post war game, Finney epitomises everything that was great … Continue reading

Tactics and the Modern Game: the Perils of Overstating the Case

Posted on by Richard Whittall

And my particular bugbear, this week, is bullshit-artists who try to over-complicate a perfectly simple game by waffling on interminably about formations and tactics; holding midfielders, players in the hole, galloping wing-backs blah, blah, blah snooze yawn in a bid … Continue reading