21 years on, losing the club’s biggest icon is no easier than it was when Kenny Dalglish left on his own terms in 1991. The landscape of football has changed irreversibly since then, and Fenway Sports Group must be given the opportunity to succeed, or indeed to fail.
“Something is not right when 40,000 tickets have gone to corporate people.” ~ David Moyes in 2009; Well nothing has changed as the FA continues to disregard genuine fans and illustrate why it is universally and globally detested. Even corruption has its limits.
Regardless of whether you think Luis Suarez innocent or guilty, the British Media has shown itself to be totally lacking in knowledge and integrity.
In this editorial from Swinging Balls in November 2011, I look at a month in which cricket was dragged through the mud, and ask whether it did enough to clean itself from the foul stench of corruption.
James Herd speaks with Hugo Langton, Caretaker Manager of Horsham, and a man with a real passion for football at Non-League and grass-roots level.
Much as with myself, James Herd has found his passion for football ever diminishing. That was until he was introduced to life at non-league Horsham.
So exactly how do we end up with a cricket blog emanating from the Czech Republic? Matt Appleby took it upon himself to find out.
For a generation, cricket fans have asked just who is the greatest of the modern generation: Tendulkar or Lara? As we go into the 2,000th Test Match in history, Sachin stands on the cusp of another incredible achievement.
29 years after the first West Indian Rebel Tour to South Africa, Lawrence Rowe has apologised. Here is my take on race issues, not in South Africa, but in West Indian cricket, and on indecency by the cricket authorities. There was no apology necessary.
On a day when golf lost one of its shining lights, the world came together in tribute to the man that Nick Faldo described as the Greatest Show On Earth
I was saving this for Issue 3 of Swinging Balls, but felt that it should be published now. 22 years on, I hope that this gives an insight into why the city and people of Liverpool continue to fight for justice for its 96 children that lost their lives on April 15, 1989.
A first hand account of the highs and lows of being an Englishman living in Sydney, as Steve Russell speaks about the 2 very contrasting Ashes experiences he has had at the SCG
Remembering the late, great Bill Shankly and the immense pride that he instilled into every pore of Anfield
I was fortunate enough to meet the former track and field star Kriss Akabusi during his sponsored bike ride from Edinburgh to London. He was very much the cheerful inspiration that I expected.
The Merseyside Derby always had a reputation as a friendly one, but this is sadly no longer always the case, but this weekend’s fixture has allows me to revisit a guest post. Ian Knight’s uncle was an avid Evertonian, but Ian has had a lifelong affair with the Reds.
Memories of watching the late, great Malcolm Marshall – the greatest fast bowler that I have seen, and one capable of juxtaposing beauty and brutality in one moment.
As we head deeper into the play-offs, I recall last year’s Super Bowl, a thriller between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints.
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