Tag Archives: English

Am I Reading This Right? Royals Into 5th Round – Motivation Phenomenon

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

In a season where the passion and relevance of the English F.A cup have been in question, one team defies the odds and shows a true cup spirit. Of course I am referring to Reading, the team who have become … Continue reading

US vs England – A Soccernomics Analysis

Posted on by Eric Altshule

Simon Kuper and Stefan Syzmanski titled the American version of their new book Soccernomics (review is here), but their title for the release in the UK is Why England Lose.  In the book, Kuper and Syzmanski identified the US as a … Continue reading

West Auckland F.C., The First World Champions!

Posted on by Paul Bestall

As it’s World Cup draw week, I thought I’d share one of my favourite football stories with you, about the first ever World Cup, though it was only for domestic sides at the time.I heard this story for the first … Continue reading

A rebuke of Stan Collymore’s idea to scrap promotion and relegation

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

Unless you only prefer to read the opinions of actual celebrated and well-recognised figures in football, you’ve probably come across Stan Collymore’s ludacris proposal to “make the Premiership better”. If you can’t be bothered to read through it (and I … Continue reading

The Damned United Movie Trailer: Now Available For US Release

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The Damned United will be making its cinematic debut in the United States on a limited release this September 25, 2009 in New York City and Los Angeles. And now Sony Pictures has officially launched the movie trailer for the … Continue reading