Carragher: "The first game I can ever remember watching was that 2-0 win against Watford in the FA Cup final. The best way to describe how good it was is it was my first ever season watching football, so I think that's the norm. That Everton team got to three cup finals on the bounce. I used to think going to Wembley was like going to Alton Towers. It was a day out you did at the end of every season. They were so close to winning the double in '86 and that would've shot them right up this list. The biggest compliment I can pay that team is that if I see some of those players at functions, they are still your heroes. You still look up to them now, no matter how old you are and it will always be the same." … [Read more...] about Monday Night Football: Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville rank the greatest English club sides
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“The important thing is that I didn’t regret one second to come here and extend the contract,” he added. “After that results dictate our job... Every manager is sacked, every manager has problems, every manager has good and bad moments." … [Read more...] about Football Focus: Guardiola open to extending Man City contract
Swinney takes a different approach than Saban, running a more fun-loving program than Alabama's all-business organization. But the results have been every bit as good. And on Monday night at Levi's Stadium, in a championship game played more than 2,000 miles away from Clemson's South Carolina campus, the Tigers were way too much for an Alabama team that had spent the season mauling its opposition. The Tide won their first 14 games by an average of 31 points. … [Read more...] about Nick Saban on blowout CFP title loss to Clemson: ‘One game doesn’t define who you are’
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