The strange life of English football and foreign influence!

Gareth Southgate is concerned about foreign influence in English club football, something that is an ongoing saga. Tottenham had five english players in their starting line-up against Liverpool in the CL final. Liverpool fielded few from start as well. Arsenal had only one in their team against Chelsea, who had none, som og course a…

Leeds United, Marcelo Bielsa and the way forward, what happens next!

Leeds United has since the 2003-04 season been a team in the 2nd and 3rd tier of English football. A very similar situation to the one between great periods especially under the management of Don Revie and Howard Wilkinson. The introduction of Mercelo Bialsa was one looked up on with great optimism and he almost…

Focus On: Brian Labone

Factfile: Full Name: Brian Leslie Labone Position: Defender Date of Birth: 23.01.1940 Birthplace: Liverpool Nation: England Full Caps: 26 Major League Career 1958-71, Everton (451/2) More Facts Wikipedia Photo Gallery Pinterest

Focus On: Howard Kendall

Factfile: Full Name: Howard Kendall Position: Midfield Date of Birth: 22.05.1946 Birthplace: Ryton Nation: England Full Caps: – Major League Career 1963-67, Preston North End (104/13) 1967-74, Everton (229/21) 1974-77, Birmingham City (115/16) 1977-79, Stoke City (82/9) More Facts Wikipedia Photo Gallery Pinterest

Released players in English football, who are free agents this summer

A number of players are free to find a new club after being released from their current club without signing a new contract. Interesting names are of course Leicester City duo Danny Simpson and Shinji Okazaki, who both looks certain to continue their careers elsewhere. Norwich forward and Scotland international Steven Naismith are also among those…

Focus On: Roy McFarland

Factfile: Full Name: Roy Leslie McFarland Position: Defender Date of Birth: 05.04.1948 Birthplace: Liverpool Nation: England Full Caps: 28 Major League Career 1966-67, Tranmere Rovers (35/0) 1967-81, Derby County (434/44) 1981-82, Bradford City (40/7) 1982-84, Derby County (8/0) More Facts Wikipedia Photo Gallery Pinterest