December 2013 ⋆ An Old International

State of the Game

In the editorial of issue 10 of The Blizzard, Jonathan Wilson wrote of football entering its 3rd age. The following are a few thoughts on that statement. Football in the Age of Money In the editorial for issue 10 of the Blizzard, Jonathan Wilson wrote: Football has entered its 3rd age. It has gone from…

Patience Is A Virtue

Manchester United’s aura, its sense of impregnability at Old Trafford and its hold on the Premier League are fading. A third of the way into the new season, United has lost back-to-back home games, for the first time in the memory of many fans. So said Rob Hughes in the International New York Times from…

In Search of El Dorado

It's almost Christmas and most of Europe's leagues have completed the 1st half of the season. While at the top there are hardly any surprises, the bottom teams, often those promoted, have seen their hopes destroyed and the exuberance of promotion has given way to a thorough sobering. El Dorado - Myth and History The…