End of story – Ranieri, organisational incompetence and Leicester’s destruction of their own fairytale

Perform two miracles and the Catholic Church may make you a saint. Perform just one and Leicester City may make you unemployed.

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Building a title-winning team: an NFL vs Premier League comparison

The NFL’s commitment to competitive balance isn’t an abstract idea. It will be taking the field for the Super Bowl shortly.

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Why this ‘wide-open title race’ is just a one-season wonder

Barely three months into this season and Leicester’s impressive start had people welcoming the dawn of a new era: the era of a competitive Premier League. By Christmas time, the papers were full of hosannas for English football having become not just the richest league in the world, but also ‘the most open’. I wrote a piece for The Fan on why this is misleading and unhelpful nonsense. [Post Leicester’s win (which, not uniquely, I didn’t see coming), I’ve added some additional lessons learned at the end.]

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