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Dear Wales… please give us a few crumbs of hope

It was a bad few weeks for Welsh football. First, they found themselves below the Faroe Islands in FIFA’s world rankings, then came the crushing news that EA Sports had left Wales out of their FIFA 12 video game.

Championship winners and losers - August 2011

Championship winners and losers – August 2011

Five games into the new Championship season, here’s a look at which teams have exceeded expectations and which ones have underachieved.

Play Swansea City cliché Bingo!!

Are you tired of being told that Swansea City “pass the ball well” and “try to play football the right way”? Then you need the Critical Football Swansea City cliché Bingo Card.

Roberto Martinez

When Wigan raided Swansea City

Despite Brendan Rodgers suggesting that Roberto Martinez ought to receive a good reception when Wigan visit the Liberty Stadium, Martinez knows better than anyone why Swansea fans are still angry with him.


Why Swansea will finish above Norwich and QPR

Here are five reasons why Swansea City will finish higher in the Premier League next season than the other promoted teams Norwich City and QPR.

Jordan Henderson

Why the Jordan Henderson deal works for Liverpool

While the Guardian were running a poll on whether British players are overpriced, Liverpool would have been quietly satisfied with the transfer business they’ve done so far.

Liverpool's season objectives for 2010-11 revealed

Alternative Season Review 2010-11 – Part 2

Bored with the usual end of season reviews that talk about ‘goal of the season’ or ‘favourite moment? Try our first annual Critical Football Alternative Season Review instead.

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Those 10 pre-season Championship questions answered

Before the season began, I posed ten key Championship questions. Now the season is over, let’s take a look at the answers.

Aviva Stadium from the North Stand by Hoops341

Lessons from the Nations Cup

The inaugural Nations Cup ended this week with a final series of games played at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Is there anything the organisers and the four football associations involved can take from the tournament to improve things for next year?


The Clasico finale

At times during this four game whirlwind between Spain’s two biggest clubs, they’d both acted like irritating kids.