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Sensible Transfers: Tottenham Hotspur

Sensible Transfers: Tottenham Hotspur

Welcome to Sensible Transfers; a video series in which we make transfer suggestions that suit the style of the club we’re discussing. If you’re unfamiliar with the rules or methodology, you can watch our Sensible Transfers Rules video…

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Premier League Signings of the Decade

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In celebration of the sporting decade coming to a close, writers from The Athletic have been picked their highlights of the 2010s. Here, Adam Crafton assembles a team comprised of the best Premier League signings in each position…

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Leicester City’s Defence: Tactics Explained

Leicester City’s Defence: Tactics Explained

Leicester City are genuine title contenders after sixteen games played and while their exciting attacking play has caught the eye, their defensive solidity is perhaps even more significant. Brendan Rodgers may have arrived with a reputation as a…

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Football Bubble: The Crash of ITV Digital

Football Bubble: The Crash of ITV Digital

Live televised football in Britain was introduced tentatively. The FA Cup final had been broadcast live since 1953, but leagues games only began to be broadcast regularly in the 1983-84 seasons, with experimental transmissions on ITV the occasional…

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The Football Manager Hunted by the Stasi

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Jorg Berger had not been allowed to accompany the GDR Under-21s team he was coaching to a game in the West since December 1976. That month, the authorities had found out he was about to divorce his wife,…

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Would Nicolas Pépé fit at Arsenal?

Would Nicolas Pépé fit at Arsenal?

Lille have emerged as one of the most exciting teams in Ligue 1 this season. Not only have they secured second place behind the indomitable PSG and guaranteed Champions League football for next season, but they have done…

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An Early Look At Mourinho’s Tottenham Tactics

An Early Look At Mourinho’s Tottenham Tactics

Jose Mourinho has returned to the Premier League after his spell at Manchester United. Although that stint yielded three trophies, it’s hard to see at as a significant success overall and the Portuguese manager will want to rehabilitate…

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Why Mourinho Kept Adidas, Despite Coaching Nike Sponsored Tottenham

Why Mourinho Kept Adidas, Despite Coaching Nike Sponsored Tottenham

Jose Mourinho’s appointment as Tottenham head coach created an interesting dynamic in the commercial world, with many assuming it would bring an end to one of football’s most notable endorsement deals. Mourinho is among the key clients for…

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From Syria to Arsenal & The Emirates: A Refugee Story

From Syria to Arsenal & The Emirates: A Refugee Story

The Syrian Civil War is one of the bloodiest wars of this decade. More than 465,000 people were killed. Over a million were injured. North of 12 million were displaced. It started with a few protestors against the…

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Marcelo Gallardo: Barcelona’s Next Coach?

Marcelo Gallardo: Barcelona’s Next Coach?

Marcelo Gallardo may have lost the Copa Libertadores final to Jorge Jesus’ Flamengo but he is still River Plate’s most successful coach ever, having won the trophy twice before, as well as one Copa Sudamericana and three Recopa…

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