Gerrard’s Look

April 5, 2010

“Famous looks are the hallmark of great movies, soap operas and lately serial dramas. Looks can say so much. No words are needed, the overriding emotions are clear, the recipient understands exactly what is being said, without the need to actually say it.” (Just Football)


Low-Key Ancelotti Thrives in Tough Spots

April 5, 2010

“There’s a widespread belief in soccer, as in most sports, that a successful coach is basically at war 24/7, scoring virtual “public-opinion” points whenever he can. He can take a jibe at the officiating here, make a quick moan about how injuries have affected his team there, and give a recap of his own successes seamlessly dropped into conversation—just as a reminder, of course—over there.” (WSJ)