Tag: cardiff

Neil Warnock and the art of turning things around

WHEN NOTTINGHAM FOREST boss Mark Warburton raged at Cardiff’s style of play and persistent time wasting, it was nothing new for Bluebirds boss Neil Warnock. Warburton, who had seen his side lose…

The polarisation of Craig Bellamy

Few players have split opinion amongst football fans as much as Craig Bellamy. The former Welsh international striker was the epitome of a Marmite footballer. Born and raised in a working-class area…

Kevin Nicholson: a coach looking to the future

THERE AREN’T MANY YOUNG COACHES in today’s British game that can successfully draw your attention amidst the hubbub of modern football, but Kevin Nicholson is already doing just that. In an era…

The groundbreaking Dynamo Moscow tour of Britain in 1945

Several months after World War Two had been declared a victory Great Britain and its allies, the English FA, striving to discover the intriguing nature of football behind the Iron Curtain, decided to…

Kevin Nicholson: geared to coach

IT’S JUST AFTER LUNCHTIME WHEN WE FINALLY GET CHATTING, and Kevin Nicholson seems eager to get stuck in. Intelligent, assertive and approachable – three traits that have helped him become one of the…