Success in Modern Football

Bill Shankly (7), Sir Matt Busby (8), Bob Paisley (12), Sir Alex Ferguson (24). The most decorated managers in English football. What made them successful? Above all: Trophies. Trophies are still the most quantifiable way of measuring success in the modern era, but the goalposts of ‘success’ have undeniably moved.   Of course, ‘success’ needs …

027 – Managerial Expectations

managerial expectations

  A Weekly Football Podcast On this weeks football show we discuss the expectations piled onto managers from fans and the club itself. We assess whether those managerial expectations are fair or not on the back of a poor week in Europe for British sides. We also discuss Willy Sagnol’s comments regarding ‘african players’, as …