My views about re-shaping the European pyramid have been criticized on this blog and elsewhere. The details of the proposed structure are set out in several earlier posts, dating back to May 2008: Transnational European Leagues Proposals For A European League A British League Atlantic League How The Game Has Changed British League – An… Continue reading A Broader European Pyramid
The club v country debate hasn’t really gone away. Rationalizing an international calendar would help. Swiss system anyone?
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With the Premier League coyly raising the prospect of having two tiers to accommodate more clubs, I thought I’d outline what I think would be a more sensible British League pyramid.
Any plan for a two-tier Premier League would be half-baked.
Alan Hansen is right when he says Things have changed a lot in English football since I was playing for Liverpool and chasing several trophies in the way Manchester United are now. On the other hand, he is not correct to say that “the biggest difference” is that “United have got more strength in depth… Continue reading How The Game Has Changed
Luiz Felipe Scolari and Tony Adams join the list of Premier League managers sacked or replaced this season. World Cup winner Scolari had only been in the job since June 2008, when he became Chelsea’s third boss in a year.