The New Monaco Way has no space for glamour

December 2011. Sitting last in Ligue 2, the second tier of French football, AS Monaco was facing the worst crisis in their history only seven years after their successful run in the Champions League where they were only beaten by Mourinho’s super FC Porto in Gelsenkirchen. Known for its opulence and richness, the Principality attracts […]

KLOPP FOR THE CHOP?

After the ….Danke! (Thank you) & Auf wiedersehen Jurgen! (Goodbye Jurgen) ..then came, Welcome, Klopp to the Kop…YNWA Jurgen Klopp’s style of football is best described in his own words. ‘I always want it loud!’ he says, ‘I want to have this ‘booooom!’ I like fighting football, not serenity football. What we call in German […]

Ranieri’s tough times as Leicester slump sees them hover perilously close to Premier League drop zone

Claudio Ranieri could be forgiven for starting to feel the pressure. The Leicester City coach was the toast of the Premier League when he steered the Foxes to the top flight title back in May of last year. But it is a very different scenario that has unfolded this season at the King Power Stadium […]

Riyad Mahrez in buoyant mood as Leicester look to seal last 16 Champions League spot

Riyad Mahrez reckons Leicester City are in confident mood ahead of the crucial Champions League clash with Club Brugge as they bid to reach the last 16. Leicester winger Mahrez spoke going into the Premier League champions’ match tonight in which they could seal a place in the last 16. City are top of Group […]

What would represent a successful season for Leicester City in 2016/17?

It’s up there with the greatest achievements in sporting history, but having defied all expectations in winning the English Premier League title in 2015-16 and being rightly lauded around the world, Leicester City now have to try and ensure that they don’t go down as one season wonders. Even as his team closed in on […]

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