Brian Glanville on a bad week for football which has seen English football mired in a child abuse scandal and Brazil lose its Cinderella story in devastating circumstances.
As Manchester United continue to struggle, their manager, Jose Mourinho is becoming increasingly frazzled.
The Barry Bennell abuse scandal raises some uncomfortable questions about the role played by 'Mr Crewe', Dario Gradi.
Brian Glanville, one of England's sternest critics, finally finds something to enthuse about in the 2-2 draw with Spain.
Brian Glanville worries about England's failings and palpable capacity to self combust.
Brian Glanville watches Charlton Atheltic at the the Valley, a former shadow of itself.
Should Andre Gray have been banned, asks Brian Glanville. Plus, Carlos Alberto remembered.
The violent scenes at last week's EFL Cup tie were not unexpected given the lax security arrangements at West Ham's new stadium.
Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola endured humbling 4-0 defeats on returning to their former clubs.
The Ched Evans rape case was a tawdry episode from which no one emerges with any credit.