Allardyce’s contract debacle hurting West Ham

When your manager has never felt at ease in his position, and his contract is running out at season’s end, it behoves you to take swift, effective action. Either you renew his contract, or you ensure a replacement is secured in time. What you shouldn’t do, in your privileged position in charge of a Premier […]

The Curious Case of Daniel Agger

Between the ages of 28 and 33, give or take a few years depending on the individual, lie the peak years for a central defender. Centre back is a position that is less demanding on a player’s mobility and pace, and one that rewards virtues like composure, experience, the ability to read the game. A defender reaching their peak age […]