Tag : football

Southgate’s young England look for Stability

2 years ago / 0 comments

England fans are used to disbelief and shock when it comes to their national team. The low expectations England football fans have come to expect this year, from embarrassing Iceland defeat to the shock of the allegations against Sam Allardyce, are becoming commonplace. For this reason, the England team selection … Read More

Big Sam, big talk, big trouble

2 years ago / 0 comments

The most successful permanent England manager (statistically) of all time has been forced out of his job, and no-one is surprised. A situation which would have seemed ridiculous just 36 hours ago now seems to have ended in the only sensible conclusion, after Sam Allardyce was filmed in a meeting … Read More

Anyone's Game – 2016/17 Premier League Preview

2 years ago / 0 comments

So here we go. After the Year of the Fox, the most unpredictable season in the history of the Premier League, we’re now on the edge of what will surely be the most competitive. After Leicester’s shock victory in May, the next ten months really are anyone’s game, with some … Read More

Anyone’s Game – 2016/17 Premier League Preview

2 years ago / 0 comments

So here we go. After the Year of the Fox, the most unpredictable season in the history of the Premier League, we’re now on the edge of what will surely be the most competitive. After Leicester’s shock victory in May, the next ten months really are anyone’s game, with some … Read More

Football: ‘It’s a man’s game’

2 years ago / 0 comments

This idea that certain sports are tailored to certain audiences applies to quite a few different games, but since I’m a football fan, I thought I’d relate more specifically to this particular sport and my experience as a fan. I’ve grown up around football since I can remember, and have … Read More

Leeds unite with season-ticket offer Rob Cairns Football

2 years ago / 0 comments

WITH the increasing concern over the price of football and ever-rising ticket prices in recent years, it is an unexpected breath of fresh air when a club has the decency to offer its fans an incredible incentive. It comes as even more of a surprise when that club is the … Read More

Resisting Football's rash treatment

3 years ago / 0 comments

LESS than 24 hours after a Premier League debut that encompassed a brace and an assist against Arsenal, 18 year-old Marcus Rashford was back in the classroom, head not in the clouds, but in his BTEC Sport textbook. The Manchester United starlet attends the Ashton-on-Mersey school, housed a stone’s throw from … Read More

Is Mervyn King of the Castle?

3 years ago / 0 comments

WHILE other Premier League clubs were snapping up new players (or a new manager in Manchester City’s case), Aston Villa had a very quiet transfer window with no new faces appearing at Villa Park. However, a few days after the window shut, they announced that lifelong fan and former Governor of … Read More

My own (sort of) love letter to Leicester

3 years ago / 0 comments

AS we enter the second month of 2016, the days are getting longer, the weather should apparently be getting warmer and the end of the Premier League is looming closer. Football fans are eagerly waiting to see who will be crowned champion of what has been the most unexpected season … Read More

Is Officiating Technology Football’s Future?

3 years ago / 0 comments

NO  –  James Candler  Since Raheem Sterling managed to execute a beautiful yet fortuitous cross in a recent League Cup semi-final match, the issue of goal-line technology has once again been in the spotlight. The apparent reaction to the decisive goal has been a swift and collective uproar which can … Read More