Monthly Archives: October 2011

Carlos Tevez was an Accident Waiting to Happen, but we should probably all leave him alone.

This appeared in a timelier fashion on SB Nation. First of all, and let’s get this out of the way quickly so that any City fans enraged by the title can read the offending part early and get on with … Continue reading

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Scotland: Glorious Failure or Food For Thought?

So another qualifying campaign is over and another tournament will pass by without the skirl of a pipe or the swirl of a kilt. Yes, it was agonising, ‘glorious failure’  yet again for Scotland on a frustrating final day of … Continue reading

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Tactical (D)evolution, or How Fergie Hopes to Catch Barcelona by Going Backwards

Everyone told Ferguson to buy Barca-style players in the summer, but he didn’t. Instead he took the far more sensible route of making Barca-style additions. Continue reading

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Handball! Does David Nugent or anyone else know the rule?

What is handball?  It intuitively seems like an easy question to answer but it is one that seems to mean something different to everyone.  Is it any contact with hand?  Does it matter if it was accidental?  Is it ok … Continue reading

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