The strange case of De Gea and Lindegaard – why rotation policy is not a keeper

The concept of a “starting XI” is growing increasingly thin in modern football, as competitions take their toll and managers opt to rotate their players in a bid to have them fresh when it matters the most. Ask any fan… Continue Reading

Goals galore, derby day, farewell Europe. 2011-2012 Season Review (part 1)

We had left at Wembley on a balmy night in May, humbled and outclassed by Barcelona’s spider-web of exquisite passes and touches, we reunited with them at the same venue barely more than two months later, on a sunny August… Continue Reading