We make a lot of fun of English media outlets around here - and then there is FourFourTwo magazine, which gets respect. The new issue ranks the current top 50 managers in the world, and hey whaddyaknow about that? The US of A has two coaches on the list, Bruce Arena at #46 and Bob Bradley all the way up at #24.
In UK football speak, that essentially means the magazine thinks he is Championship playoff-caliber. In fact, they are digging his scene so much, the former USMNT boss also gets his own glowing feature article.
While we are on the topic of papa Bradley, feel free to take a knee as the Stabæk manager gives his mid-season review.
- Greg Seltzer