Tag : football

Teeside too good for Women’s Football team

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Football is primarily a team-game, but moments of individual brilliance can sometimes have a big effect on the final result. Wednesday’s BUCS fixture between Leeds women seconds and Teeside was a clear example of this, where the Teeside number nine ran the show, scoring four goals and playing a prominent … Read More

Fine margins are the difference in a tight Premier League title race

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The team that wins the league this season may not boast the most expensive squad, play the most dangerous attacking football, or even be the most solid at the back. In this tightest of title races the team that proves the most versatile, that can change the way it plays … Read More

Campus Watch: Men’s football team suspended for misogynistic comments

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The men’s football team at Harvard University have been suspended for the rest of the season after revelations of the sexual comments that they have made about the women’s football team. The team is currently ranked number one in the Ivy League Men’s football league, however their chances to claim … Read More

Alive and Kicking: the continuing sexism in football

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2016 has not been the best year for sport.  From doping to corruption allegations, negative headlines have often overshadowed the impressive feats achieved at this year’s big sporting events. In addition, this year an old age issue within sport, especially football, has once again reared its ugly head.  In the … Read More

The not so English Premier League

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(Photo from Reuters) 16 out of the current 20 premier league clubs have a foreign-owner; can you name the exceptions? Will they be the focus of the next wave of FDI (foreign direct investment) into the glorious game? Premier league clubs have made a remarkable 14 season consecutive post-tax loss, … Read More

The Decline of International Football?

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As domestic football has resumed, with entertainment and goals aplenty, there is a strong argument to claim that the recent international break is unnecessary and that there has therefore been a serious decline in international football. Indeed, Harry Redknapp even had his say as a guest pundit on BT Sport, … Read More

Goalkeeping Miracles and Surprise this week in the Premier League

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Goalkeepers proved their worth this week in matches across the board. Everton recorded a draw away from home against a threatening and attacking Manchester City side. For the first time, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has not won at home, but they remain top of the Premier League on 19 … Read More

"There’s definitely too much money in the professional game."

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There is an awful amount of money in the English Premier League, money that cannot be comprehended. Even when compared to other major leagues (Spanish, German, Italian), the financial muscle of the English league is staggering. Given this, there is no real surprise that teams in less developed non-European countries … Read More

Foul Play: More Evidence of Football Corruption Surfaces

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An undercover investigation by the Telegraph has revealed evidence of corruption and bribery at the highest level. Their evidence reveals that as many as eight managers and assistant managers are suspected of taking backhand deals or “bungs” as is referred to in the secretly filmed footage. Football agents are seen … Read More

Southgate’s young England look for Stability

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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