Tag: crewe

Neil Lennon and the art of survival

FOOTBALL DOESN’T CARE WHERE YOU’VE COME FROM. It doesn’t care how hard you’ve worked, or how much you deserve a break. It’s a brutal business, unsuited to the weak of spirit and brittle…

What it’s like to play against Wayne Rooney

THE PREMIER LEAGUE IS BACK with a bang but few transfers over the summer have divided opinion as much as the return of the prodigal son to Goodison Park. Some people say…

Dean Ashton: the England great that never was

This feature is part of The Fleeting Fraternity Perhaps it was inevitable. Although he left the Stretford End speechless with a stunning over-head kick, Dean Ashton was to hobble off against Manchester United…

The pioneering work of Crewe Alexandra’s academy

SOUTHAMPTON FOOTBALL CLUB HAVE RECEIVED MUCH PRAISE in recent seasons for the success of their academy and their sustained challenge for a UEFA Champions League position. Currently floating around the top six positions,…