Ballsy Banter Roll Of Honour 2012: One To Watch in 2013

December 19, 2012 in Awards

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Day three of Ballsy Banter’s Roll Of Honour sees our panel look to the future and discuss the stars of tomorrow. Who has shown sparks of genius that could turn into blazes of genius in the following year? The Ballsy Banter team looks at our latest category - The ‘One to Watch’ in 2013.

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Here’s my number, call me maybe?: 5 Chelsea manager candidates

November 21, 2012 in Features, Premier League

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It is that time of the year again. Chelsea go through a sticky patch and another manager gets given a nice payoff and his P45. I really feel for Roberto Di Matteo, but it always felt like they kept him on as manager because they had no choice; he delivered the one trophy that Roman Abramovich so desperately wanted but it never felt to me that he was the number one choice after the win in Munich. Plus, he was tasked to change the way the team played and to get rid of the old guard, a hugely difficult task that his predecessor Andre Villas-Boas couldn’t do either - I bet the Spurs manager is feeling a bit better about things now. The question that is on everyone’s lips now is what manager will Roman call to step in and take over either temporarily or permanently?

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