Archive: December 2013 (3 articles)

‘The commentator must say what the picture doesn’t’ – A brief guide to David Coleman’s World of Football annuals

Posted: 24th December 2013

To many football fans of my generation, David Coleman was the voice and face of football as we grew up. Along with many people, I was saddened by the news…


Category: Football Annuals

Tags: Eagle Sports Annual, Every Book of Sport for Boys, News Chronicle Boys' Book of All Sports, Raymond Glendinning's Book of Sport for Boys, The Big Book of Sports

Remember what Arsenal’s Pat Rice used to do? – As Manchester United manager, David Moyes instructs striker Danny Welbeck to do extra training, some ask if top footballers are dedicated enough?

Posted: 22nd December 2013

Pat Rice wasn’t happy with his left foot. A right footed player, Rice couldn’t really kick the ball properly with his left foot. So he did something about it, on…


Category: Football - Editorial

Clarets and Super Hoops up at the top, again – History repeats itself as Burnley and Queens Park Rangers lead the table

Posted: 8th December 2013

There they were again as I checked the league table after yesterday’s matches. The Clarets and the Super Hoops: Burnley and Queens Park Rangers. One and two in the League….


Category: Football - Editorial