Philip Meese

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The Defenders who Almost Signed for Manchester United

It was reported in the national press earlier this week that Sergio Ramos, along with Manchester United legend Cristiano Ronaldo, handed in a …

Wayne Rooney Injury may be a blessing in disguise for England‏

The knee ligament injury to Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney has come at a crucial time, just as the striker was beginning to find …

Sixteen Players who Played for Manchester City and Liverpool

As Liverpool and Manchester City prepare themselves for the first Wembley showpiece of the season on Sunday, the League Cup Final, there will be a …

Forgotten Idols: Miguel Ángel Nadal

The latest instalment in the Forgotten Idols series looks at the centre-back known as “The Beast of Barcelona”. A man who played his entire career in …

A History of Champions League Title Defences

This week sees the resumption of the UEFA Champions League. Since the rebranding of the old European Cup in 1992, there has not been one successful …

Forgotten Idols: Giuseppe Signori

<i>Paul Gascoigne’s transfer to Lazio in the early 1990s brought the Roman club to the immediate attention of football fans, not just in the UK but all</i> …

Controversial Transfer XI

As The Times reported earlier this week in their transfer window column, along with almost every other tabloid newspaper, Liverpool are rumoured to …

The Proposed Champions League Changes Defeat the Point of Football

Reports have emerged this week (the Sun, Mirror) that UEFA are considering changes to the format of the Champions League. The changes being proposed …

Forgotten Idols: Stefan Effenberg

For the first part of this series, on the great Dejan Savićević, click here.<p>The latest instalment in this section takes a look at the career of the …

Where Have all the Strikers Gone?

In every transfer window, the world’s elite clubs continue to be linked to the best talents on the planet. What is very noticeable, however, is that …

Forgotten Idols: Dejan Savićević

When football fans discuss the greatest players of the 1990’s, one name that rarely seems to come up in the conversation is that of Dejan Savićević. …

Champs to Chumps: The Worst English Title Defences in History

As Chelsea dispensed with the services of their most successful ever manager, José Mourinho, earlier this week, pundits have been speculating that it …

Weighing Options for Pep Guardiola

Following the announcement that Pep Guardiola will leave German champions, Bayern Munich, at the end of the season, there will no doubt be a huge …

Louis van Gaal’s First Great Team: Ajax 1995

Following Manchester United’s exit from Europe’s premier competition, social media has been ablaze with supporters calling for Louis van Gaal’s head. …