The Fiver | Let’s just pretend it’s 1996 | Football

The Fiver | Let’s just pretend it’s 1996 | Football

A BETTER PLACE The grand ballroom of the Landmark hotel is a “beautiful and elegant” space, according to its website, providing “an extensive area catering for up to a maximum of 750 guests for a cocktail reception”. But there were no cocktails in the grand ballroom...
The Joy of Six: one-on-one finishes | Rob Smyth | Football

The Joy of Six: one-on-one finishes | Rob Smyth | Football

One on one. Man to man. Those phrases suggest integrity, nobility even; a bit of eye contact and generally doing things by the book, as men should. Not in football. In football the best one-on-ones are all about deception. You want honesty, go have a drop ball. A...