On Friday the Guardian reported that Luiz Felipe Scolari has been given a position on Chelseaâ€™s PLC board. Although this hasnâ€™t been given much coverage, it is very important and highlights the ease at which Scolari has settled at Chelsea and the impression he has made on the clubâ€™s hierarchy.
It has long been the enigma surrounding England. Why cant they perform on the international stage and end 40 years of hurt? Well, on Saturday we got a partial answer.
After reading Tim's suggested article by David Marquand, I decided to respond in a short blog about the article. Admittedly it's the first time I've heard of Marquand, but I was suitably impressed with his account and itÂ basically refreshes what I'd learnt in History.
This historian's perspective on the future of capitalism offers a tremendous insight into the value of our old friends context and perspective.Â You don't need to agree with David Marquand to appreciate the weight of his argument. Â