Tag: carrick

Is West Ham’s class of 2003 the best to ever get relegated?

Nothing in football compares¬†to the crushing feeling of defeat when a team is relegated. Sometimes there is a dull predictability about it, after a consistently abject season; sometimes it follows last day…

The relationship between age and the regista

As featured on Guardian Sport A FEW WEEKS AGO, THERE WAS A SUDDEN FRISSON OF ENTHUSIASM¬†surrounding Michael Carrick. Having played for Manchester United for nearly a decade and having been capped by…