Be they teary confessionals, expletive-filled rants or long lists of “facts”, routine press conferences can prove to be a minefield for footballers, managers and owners alike – as FourFourTwo discovered
Football phrases roll off the tongue so naturally that we barely stop to think about how weird and wonderful some of them are. Where do these odd idioms come from? And can FFT really stake a claim to one?
In the wake of Leicester City's decision to dump Claudio Ranieri just nine months after his stunning Premier League triumph, Crispin Andrews pores over the history books to find more bosses who were binned soon after trinket triumphs