Day: June 4, 2018

SFA director Gary Hughes steps down over Rangers row

Scottish Football Association director Gary Hughes is to step down on Wednesday following a row over an article in which he referred to Rangers fans as the ”great unwashed”. Rangers chairman Dave King had already called for Hughes to be suspended by the SFA after a photograph of a 2006 article from The Publican appeared in a […]

World Cup 2018 players: The key stats you should know

The heaviest? The shortest? The youngest? We take a look at all 736 players at the 2018 World Cup and pick out the key stats you should know. The 32 participating countries announced their final 23-man squads for the tournament in Russia on Monday, along with some vital information on those taking part. We have […]

The Humanitarian Trap

This magazine was born, as we indulge ourselves in noting in this anniversary issue, during the national ferment surrounding George W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq. And, as noted also, we have never wavered in viewing that war as a tragic mistake. This article appears in the May/June 2018 issue. We’ve had plenty of incentive to […]

Jody Morris joins Frank Lampard as assistant manager at Derby

Derby County have confirmed that Jody Morris has joined the club as assistant manager to new boss Frank Lampard. Morris, who was a team-mate of Lampard’s during their playing days at Chelsea, as well as at England Under-21 level, is the new manager’s first addition to the coaching staff. The 39-year old joins after leaving […]