What Happened To The Beautiful Game?

What Happened To The Beautiful Game? By Howard Hockin | 30 September 2020 Howard wonders if technology and rule changes are ruining football. During a global pandemic it is natural that you may see certain things differently, at least temporarily. You may reassess...

The 2020/21 Season: Into The Unknown.

The 2020/21 Season: Into The Unknown. By Howard Hockin | 18 September 2020 Howard tries to make sense of what may lie ahead for Manchester City in the coming 9 months. Not long now. It seems like only last month that the previous season finished, because it was last...

Pep Guardiola, Lionel Messi & Proving your Worth.

Pep Guardiola, Lionel Messi & Proving your Worth. By Howard Hockin | 01 September 2020 Howard wonders why only Pep Guardiola has to prove himself to football journalists. Get that Citeh bingo card out. It’s been a busy week. The greatest footballer there has ever been...

Lionel Messi: The Impossible Dream

Lionel Messi: The Impossible Dream By Howard Hockin | 26 August 2020 Could it be? Howard considers the impossible – Lionel Messi in a Manchester City shirt. It’s not the despair. I can take the despair. It’s the hope I can’t stand. No. Surely not? It can’t...