Archive for February, 2017

David Calderhead (left) and Bill Anderson (right), two of the greatest managers for Lincoln City Lincoln City’s unprecedented success in reaching the FA Cup quarter-finals as a non-league team this season has prompted this article on the club’s managers over time. I will consider the careers of three most successful managers in the club’s history: […]


“Surely, soccer’s the American word for football”, is a  view commonly expressed by many followers of the game. But, as we shall see, it is a British English word with a history almost as old as that of ‘association football’, from which it derives. In this article I shall consider the origins of the word […]