Another level: Coventry's Premier League glory days must now be a distant memory to their fans.

The nineties was a decade that I don’t remember all that clearly. I was only nine years old at the turn of the millennium, so you’ll have to forgive me for the fact that my memories from the era were of Windows 95, Cartoon Network and the Spice Girls rather than Dolly the Sheep, the Gulf War and the fall of communism. Read More →

Edinson Cavani: £54million Tarzan impersonator.

One of the most infuriating arguments that you’re likely to find yourself mired in as a football fan is the time-honoured, ‘nurses should be paid more than footballers’ debate. The chances are the person you’re having this argument with isn’t a football fan, which is why I can make an allowance for the fact that in this instance, they are talking out of their backsides. Read More →

Vincent Tan: high-trousered rebranding machine.

The date is Sunday 18th May 2036 and things are really starting to heat up on the final day of the Barclays Barclaycard Vodafone Premier League sponsored by Barclaycard. After an exhilarating season, London Spurs are taking on Nestlé Milton Keynes Dons FC in the championship game live from Wembley-China Petrochemical Stadium. Read More →

Rooney, demonstrating his anger and confusion expertly.

I don’t think that describing yourself as: “confused and angry” is a particularly wise choice of adjectives in most situations. The best example I can use to explain my point is an experiment I once saw that was conducted on two capuchin monkeys in order to determine whether they understood the concept of fairness. Read More →

Celebrations on the pitch in Fortaleza, but Brazil can't escape World Cup controversy.

When the Guardian revealed last week that GCHQ has been spending most of their time recently watching what you get up to on the Internet, I was expecting nothing short of full-scale public outcry here in the UK. Read More →