Roy Hodgson – There May Be Trouble Ahead

Choosing the England manager is a tricky business, usually its based on recent success in club football but can that be guaranteed to transfer to the international stage ? The national team manager has no chance to sign players of his own choosing, he only sees his charges once every few months and is at […]

The Perfect Manager – Does he exist ?

What does it take to make a great manager. We all think we could do the job, witness the unbelievable success of Football Manager. In fact if Pluto hadn’t forced Capricorn Research to get a life and abandon its futile attempts to get Watford to win the Champions League, the astrology research project may never have […]

Diego Maradona – The Hand of Pluto

It still hurts doesn’t it. He might have been one of the world’s greatest ever players but that goal should never have been allowed.  The World Cup was ours for the taking, but of course it wasn’t to be, in one moment a whole nation got their revenge for the Falklands and one man was […]

Sir Alex Ferguson and the Astrology of Football Management

How does someone manage a team of footballers ? According to many players its all about knowing when to administer a swift kick up the backside and when to put an arm round the shoulder. Most people would be able to manage both movements but the skill apparently is in knowing when and with whom. […]

Franz Beckenbauer – Der Kaiser

Gary Lineker once said ” Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win “. We all know its true but why ? The answer obviously cannot be down to one man but if it could that man would undoubtedly be Franz Beckenbauer. […]

2013 – 14 Predictions

In a sensible world the date and time of the setting up of all football clubs would be recorded so we could all follow their fortunes to our hearts content. In the absence of this, the only thing we can do is look at the charts of the managers and hope that their personal fates […]

Saturn in the Transfer Window

What do David Moyes, Arsene Wenger, Jose Mourinho and Brendan Rogers all have in common. Obviously they are managers of very big clubs but they have all had problems in getting their way in the current transfer window. They also all have Saturn currently in aspect to their Sun or Moon. Saturn, in astrology, is […]

Mourinho and Abramovich – Will it Last ?

 Some people say it’s the 2nd coming and some say you should never go back. Jose Mourinho’s return to Chelsea could well be as successful as his first time there when he won two premier league titles, two league cups and an fa cup. The question many people, however, are asking is how long will it last. Mourinho has […]

Gianfranco Zola – Success this Season ?

Last season was an extraordinary one for Watford and their manager Gianfranco Zola. Despite beginning the year with a large group of new players, many imported on loan from Udinese, Zola was able to turn a team that many had predicted would struggle into a real force who were promotion favourites for much of the […]

David Moyes – A Safe Pair of Hands ?

When your club has been run by probably the greatest  manager of all time for 26 years how do you replace him ?  Sir Alex Ferguson would be a hard act to follow even for someone as successful, confident and magnetic as Jose Mourinho who may or may not have been considered for the job. The timing of Ferguson’s […]