| Sep 15, 2012

Hillsborough report confirms truth

by Christopher Davies

It is like blaming the passengers for an aircraft crash or the audience if a theater’s ceiling collapsed. Twenty-three years after 96 Liverpool fans lost their lives during the F.A. Cup semifinal against Nottingham Forest, a report by the Hillsborough Independent Panel confirmed what ...

| Sep 7, 2012

Motivation needed for Moldova match

by Christopher Davies

Roy Hodgson’s main concern as England begins its qualification program for the 2014 World Cup finals on Friday is that Moldova will be seen as a walkover. Over-confidence is understandable if unprofessional. Moldova is rated 137th in the world by FIFA and 47th out ...

| Aug 25, 2012

Moyes deserves shot with big club

by Christopher Davies

David Moyes accepted the praise and plaudits in his typically unassuming manner. Privately, the Everton manager would have been punching the air with joy after his hugely impressive team defeated Manchester United 1-0, but as usual he gave credit to his players though he ...

| Jun 2, 2012

Racism not confined to Euro hosts

by Christopher Davies

Before the 2006 World Cup in Germany we were told by certain sections of the English media that neo-Nazi gangs would terrorize visitors. Two years ago South Africa would, allegedly, be a machete-wielding war zone. In fact both tournaments passed off without any major ...