Game Getting Greedier
Just when we were all enjoying a summer free from the fickle world of football, like low budget reality television – it’s back, in our faces, and sucking us all in. And, though there is something so intrinsically sickening about modern football, I cannot hide my exuberance as the big kick-off draws ever closer. I […]
Carlos Alberto Claims Manchester United are “Raping” Brazilian Football! Is he right?
Carlos Alberto, the Brazilian World Cup winner of 1970, has slammed Manchester United for apparently “raping” Brazilian football. Following reports that Manchester United have signed up and coming Brazilian star Dodo, 17, from Corinthians for a sum of £5.7 million, Alberto gave a scathing interview in which he stated that he believes the Red Devils […]
The first FA Cup Final I can remember is the 1986 one. The day I started supporting Everton. Sometimes, I question that decision – at the final whistle that day, for example. Years later I bought a VHS recording of the game but never watched it, instead ‘lending’ it to a class mate. Paul Harris, […]
Given the news story that is currently on many people’s minds, especially when they blow their nose, look in their handkerchief and wonder, it is perhaps not a surprise that the following article should focus on a Central American country that is only known to many for its spicy food, long moustaches and earthquakes. […]
Love will tear us apart
– It’s not you, it’s me. – Come on! That’s what they always say! – I… I just need a break from you for a while. I need some space. It’s just something I’ve got to do. – But… don’t I make you smile? Fill your heart with joy? – Most of […]
Plight of The Underdog; Looking Greener.
What is it about the underdog I admire so much? When we started The English Football Post, Stoke City were an outside bet for the play-offs – in the Championship, and Everton had all but relinquished any hope of ever dislodging England’s untouchable ‘Big Four’. Fast forward eighteen months and Stoke City have […]
Spurs: A Top Half Finish?
After a dramatic point at Arsenal, two victories over Liverpool and an unbeaten start of five games, Spurs fans could be forgiven for entertaining notions of a top half finish as Harry Redknapp’s arrival galvanized the entire club and vanquished memories of its worst ever start to a top flight campaign. Four months later, […]
Away Days key to Stoke City’s Survival
For Stoke City supporters, this season has been an extraordinary journey. Stoke have come along way since that reality biting opener at Bolton and the harsh lessons dished out during two away trips to Manchester and another in Blackburn. When the fixture list came out last June many scoffed at Stoke City’s chances […]
The Carling Cup Final: A Foregone Conclusion?
On Sunday, Manchester United stand in the way of Tottenham Hotspur retaining the Carling Cup. It looks a formidable task for a Spurs side flirting with relegation and stretched in the midst of a 6 game spell taking place within 17 days. Of course, Manchester United have their own distractions as they seek to retain […]