All posts by Stephen Brandt


The story of Franz Kremer and FC Cologne

Stephen Brandt, an American with a keen interest in European football history, takes a brief look back at Franz Kremer’s time at Cologne.


How should the 2019/20 football season end? Four fans have their say

Four football fans who each support a club from one of the four divisions in England share their respective views on what is proving to be a divisive issue


Reasons to be cheerful at Manchester United

Six weeks ago things looked very different at Manchester United, but those dark clouds have been lifted thanks to a Portuguese magnifico.

Are footballers paid too much?

Top flight stars are making more money than ever before.

The race for the Premier League Golden Boot

Who is looking likely to finish top of the scoring charts come the end of the season?

Sport’s most outrageous outfits

From David Seaman’s dodgy Euro 1996 gear to Bedale AFC and their bangers and mash kit, there’s some absolute shockers in here.

Former Man City captain Kompany gives own fans telling-off after firecracker incident

Anderlecht’s player-manager clearly wasn’t very happy with his side’s fans after targeting opposition goalkeeper.

West Brom fan’s generosity enables homeless man to see his first ever Baggies game

Admirable act of kindness led to a homeless man attending his first ever match at The Hawthorns.


Magic by name, magic by nature: How Graham Potter brought the fun factor back to Brighton & Hove Albion

Seagulls fan Liam Mcmillen highlights the evident progress the team have made under Graham Potter this campaign.


The winter of Arsenal’s discontent

Gunners fan Daniel Todd has his say on the turmoil at the Emirates Stadium.


Lionel Messi: Record breaker

Paying homage to arguably the greatest player to have ever graced the beautiful game.


Adam Lallana: On the edge of Liverpool’s spotlight

After a long absence, can Adam Lallana force his way back into the reckoning at Anfield?


The startling implications of new owners at Elland Road

What does the future hold for Leeds United, with three potential new owners in the frame?


Liverpool: The title charge

Klopp’s side are looking like strong contenders for that long-awaited Premier League prize, but can they hold their nerve?


The Premier League’s best defenders

A detailed assessment of the greatest defenders in England’s top flight.