Tim Hearn
Tim Hearn is a football writer for http://www.FTBpro.com, covering anything Southampton FC related and specalises in match reports and European football. He's based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Contributed to MSN, Daily Telegraph and Gloucestershire Echo

Entries by Tim Hearn

How Have These New Premier League Managers Fared This Season?

(0) Comments | Posted 10 January 2014 | (15:38)

Never has a Premier League season began with so many managerial changes at such high profile clubs. Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement at the age of 71 started a chain reaction that saw David Moyes being given the unenviable task of following in the greatest manager's footsteps. His exit from Everton...

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Who Should Be Manager of the Year?

(0) Comments | Posted 12 December 2013 | (09:42)

At this time of year, we like to reflect on the last twelve months of Premier League football and hand out the annual awards. One award I would like to focus on is the Manager of the Year for 2013.

During the last twenty years, one manager has dominated...

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No Such Thing as a Friendly - England vs Germany Top Five Classic Matches

(0) Comments | Posted 13 November 2013 | (09:52)

One of the biggest national football rivalries, as far as the English public are concerned, is any contest between England and Germany. A friendly between these two nations is usually anything but cordial due to the history that is attached to these two great nations. In total, England and Germany...

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Are the Media Waiting for Gareth Bale to Fail?

(1) Comments | Posted 8 November 2013 | (23:00)

Ever since the 24-year-old Welshman signed for Real Madrid in a record transfer deal of £85million, his every movement has been scrutinised by the world's media. As with most successful or expensive sports personalities, the media circle like vultures waiting for that chink in the armour as they clamour for...

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Is the Future Bright for England's National Team?

(7) Comments | Posted 30 October 2013 | (23:00)

As we move towards the World Cup in Brazil next year, a lot of things have been said about the state of the English game and whether we have enough youngsters coming through to replace the current crop of veterans. Once the World Cup finishes, players such as Steven Gerrard,...

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Should Sepp Blatter Call Time on His Fifa Presidency?

(0) Comments | Posted 22 October 2013 | (17:22)

Controversy has followed Sepp Blatter ever since he became the President of FIFA in 1998. The latest accusations have come from Brazilian World Cup winner and now politician Romario, who has accused Blatter of being a "thief" and for "robbing the Brazilian people". He added that Blatter has little interest...

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History of Football Violence - Is it Still a Problem?

(0) Comments | Posted 15 October 2013 | (17:08)

Football hooliganism refers to unruly, violent, and destructive behaviour by overzealous supporters of football clubs, including brawling, vandalism and intimidation. Unfortunately, over the past few months we have seen more and more incidents of this nature in Britain. The latest was in a match between Atherstone and Barrow in the...

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Is Diving Cheating or Is It Part of the Game?

(24) Comments | Posted 9 October 2013 | (00:00)

If there is one aspect of the game that has everybody talking, it's the art of simulation to win or gain an advantage. This is also known by many as cheating. From Luis Suarez and Ashley Young to Rivaldo and Jurgen Klinsmann, diving to the turf as though they had...

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