Andrew McQuillan is a big advocate of tough love, only with fewer whips and chains. Aston Villa are one of the grand old dames who bestride British football. One only needs to look at the majestic red brick of Villa Park to become aware that this is a true house of football.
Editor-in-Chief pays homage to Arsene Wenger, who recently announced he would be stepping down as manager of Arsenal at the end of the season.
Most major championships are an over-priced corporate circus, and usually the first two-thirds of the tournament showcase the very worst side of the game, with minnows being routinely knocked over by the big boys of international sport. Sporting bodies need to stop trying to turn major championships into some sort of utopia