English clubs in Europe

Why European failure doesn’t always mean that English skies are falling 1

Football is the undisputed king of mind-numbing debate. This week, Chelsea tumbled out of the Champions League and, in all likelihood, Arsenal and Manchester City are set to follow them through the exit door within the next seven days.  Liverpool fell at the first hurdle in both continental competitions and Tottenham were eliminated during the(…)

The Premier League’s knockout culture is undermining English clubs in Europe 2

This has been a really difficult week for English clubs in Europe, there’s no point in denying that.  Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City all fell rather limply to Spanish, Italian, French and Turkish opponents and, as is now the tradition, that will lead to an evaluation of the Premier League’s place in the continental(…)