It’s the summer transfer period and Newcastle United have just added the world’s most expensive player to the squad that finished second in the Premier League last season.
For all those whose memories don’t stretch back as far as the mid-90s, that sentence is not fiction. In July 1996, ahead of
"Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that."
The famous quote from Bill Shankly, former Liverpool manager of the 60s and 70s. Of course, Shankly was speaking with his
"Football has been good to me. Everyone has their destiny, but you have to make use of the opportunities. I have spent 15 years at the top of my game. It makes me happy. I love the game. I love scoring goals. But I have always taken it seriously. It