After another disappointing loss on penalties for England, Stanley Murphy-Johns takes a closer look at the psychology behind penalty shootouts.
Eyebrows were rightfully raised at the Football Association’s decision to hire someone with no previous managerial experience who didn’t even apply to manage the women’s national team, but to his credit Phil Neville did manage to escape much further criticism – for about five minutes, anyway. Tweets from 2011 and 2012 resurfaced quickly and gave […]
Sir Alf Ramsey made his name by winning the First Division with Ipswich in 1962 and earned a knighthood by winning the World Cup in 1966. Whilst these successes have made him a legend in the eyes of many they are the only major trophies he won in a managerial career spanning 23 years. He […]
It’s summer, it’s a leap year, and that can only mean one thing: the Olympics are right around the corner. The Olympics are a time when people take a look at sports they never normally would give a second thought to – suddenly, everyone is an expert at the triple jump, archery or gymnastics. To the […]