Throwback Thursday: When Pompey won the FA Cup

Credit: “File:The FA Cup Trophy in 2008.jpg” by Unisouth is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 The 2007/08 campaign had already been an extremely successful one for Portsmouth. Captained by Sol Campbell, Pompey would go on to finish 8th in the Premier League. Manager Harry Redknapp had constructed an incredibly strong squad and the football onContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: When Pompey won the FA Cup”

‘Dinosaur’ McCarthy has Cardiff Playing Dino-mite

“Mick McCarthy” by dannymol is licensed under CC BY 2.0 A run of six defeats would prove to be the final nail in the coffin for Neil Harris as he was sacked by Cardiff on January 21st. The Bluebirds would need only one day to replace Harris, bringing in two-time LMA Championship Manager of theContinue reading “‘Dinosaur’ McCarthy has Cardiff Playing Dino-mite”

Are Defensive Midfielders Underappreciated?

“FW: Match Against Poverty – Hamburg – Germany 13/12/2011” by United Nations Development Programme is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 The defensive midfield position is one that certainly mixes opinions. In 2004 Jose Mourinho arrived at Stamford Bridge as the new manager of Chelsea. The arrival of the Portuguese man saw a change in formationContinue reading “Are Defensive Midfielders Underappreciated?”