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Ian Ridley

Ian Ridley column: Don’t rid the game of purity

If this is not the time for the game to rethink and reinvent itself, put its foot on the ball and survey the state of play – yes, to..

14th May 2020 with 0 Comments

Ian Ridley meets Chesterfield manager Martin Allen – Is the stress and strain really worth it? You bet it is!

A third consecutive relegation down from League One? Unthinkable.

4th October 2018 with 0 Comments

Ian Ridley column: The verbals must stop! Only dish out what you can take

One step too far.

22nd March 2018 with 0 Comments

Ian Ridley column: Is it time for a salary cap?

Would this help clubs avoid getting into financial trouble?

22nd February 2018 with 0 Comments

Ian Ridley: Leyton Orient fans must keep the faith…

THIRTY YEARS ago this coming August, Lincoln City played their first game in the old Conference and were beaten 4-2 at Barnet in a serious..

11th May 2017 with 0 Comments

Ian Ridley: Non-League’s money men must build a legacy, not just a play thing

WELL, in the words of Ian Dury’s classic song, Billericay were doing very well until midweek when those resilient lads from the estimable..

7th April 2017 with 0 Comments

Ian Ridley: Steve Claridge Still Has The Hunger For Management

THE TWO biggest - and most difficult - promotions in English football, the professionals will tell you, are from Championship to Premier..

14th August 2014 with 0 Comments

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