Category: The Other Special One

Loyalty? Whats that?

Written by: The Other Special One

A lot of players and fans alike value loyalty, personally I am not one of those people. It’s all good and well to stay put in one place for all eternity but with that comes expectations, If I were to stay put in one place I would want to be guaranteed trophies, I want silverware season after season and to be treated like a god. If you can promise me all of the above then I will be you’re man season after season, but even with that comes a challenge.  How do you keep your players motivated and how do you keep them fresh and willing year after year?

They say the grass is not always greener on the other side, but here are just a few examples of when players have crossed the bitter divide and what the benefits were…

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Juventus: Winners, but Mostly Losers

Exposed! Manchester United’s Secret to Success Revealed

Written by: The Other Special One

In recent years Manchester United has been on the cusp of the European game, Always in Finals or thereabouts, a very accomplished team with a rich History. But I’m here to blow the lid on what has happened to Manchester United to allow them to become such a major force in recent years. Naturally you will point towards the defensive players and goal scorers in the team, the Ferdinand’s, Vidic’s, Rooney’s and Ronaldo’s…but in actual fact it’s far more simpler than that and can be summed up in one word…

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Opinion: Feeder Teams

Written by: The Other Special One

“Buy low” they said, “sell high” they said, “it’s a successful business model” they said. Erm No it’s not! To prove that money is not everything and that teams should rather hold onto their players, achieve longevity through trophies and legendary status rather than sell their assets in exchange for money.

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