In recent games Jose Mourinho has experimented with a back three, but the way Manchester United have implemented it means that they are making harder work of it than they should. On paper, they should have the perfect squad to pull off an attacking 5-3-2 formation. So why are they making such hard work of it?
Contrary to popular opinion, Johan Cruyff had two signature moves. His autobiography, written as he was dying from cancer and published in October 2016 by Macmillan, spends two sentences on one and 200 pages on the other.
It’s been nine days since Sam Allardyce was appointed England manager and I’m still unable to process it. My therapist suggested creative writing as an outlet, so I wrote the following short story, inspired by Big Sam’s appointment.