Like Chris Wilder's Blades, it's not uncommon for teams who punched above their weight in their first Premier League season to hit the canvas a year later
Europe’s other cup competition has provided the antidote to many a disastrous season down the years as these 12 UEFA Cup/Europa League winners aptly demonstrate.
Zinedine Zidane will be a tough act to follow as Real Madrid manager – but any successor would have to go some way to stink out the Bernabeu as badly as this quintet...
Quique Setien has guided Barcelona to a humiliating Champions League defeat and a trophyless season – and they could even lose Messi. Will he be remembered among Barça's worst bosses?
Premier League Jack Beresford introduces some of the most loveable teams of one of English football's most loveable decades.
Premier League Jack Beresford looks back at 11 hapless Premier League managerial reigns that were short and rarely sweet.
Premier League There's hope for VAR haters yet – not every new initiative has remained in football long
Pierluigi Collina The introduction of VAR may be undermining trust in officials these days – but Jack Beresford still makes an exception for one fearsome, enigmatic Italian
Lists England's top flight can be an unforgiving place – but spare a thought for the once highly-rated managers who came, saw and rarely conquered
Premier League Jack Beresford remembers these shock hirings that weren't always as disastrous as expected
My Greatest Goal Jack Beresford was a schoolboy himself when Owen wowed Wembley with this effort – and it's always stuck with him
UEFA Champions League There’s no better platform to shine on at club level, but these players’ exploits in Europe were all too brief
Lists What could have been? This lot failed to impress in England but went on to have fine careers
Unpopular Opinion The Swede has scored plenty of goals for big clubs in uncompetitive leagues, but never managed to make the difference on the biggest stages
Premier League What Premier League managers do in life echoes through football eternity. And what could have been for these...
Premier League They might only have nabbed the one goal in their Premier League careers – but, boy, did they make them count
Premier League They came with big reputations, but left after little impact. Some players simply rocked up in the Premier League too late in the day
Gaming Yes, FIFA had the soundtrack, the official names and the graphics. But the gameplay of mid-noughties Pro Evo means it still holds a place in Jack Beresford's heart
Lists Plenty of clubs have pushed the panic button, only to be left with a bad case of buyer’s remorse...
Lists Every footballer’s career features one or two ‘sliding doors’ moments where things could have turned out rather differently…
Premier League When arriving on a wave of excitement sees you crashing very quickly into the rocks of disappointment…
Lee Bowyer The Premier League is supposed to showcase the very best of the beautiful game but there’s an ugly side to the best league in the world as this dirty dozen demonstrates
Unpopular Opinion We remember the 2011/12 campaign for Agueroooooooo's famous goal, but that moment was only possible because the Red Devils threw it all away...
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