“Footballers are really in a melting pot of anxiety.” – Harry Latham-Coyle. Why it’s time to take male mental health in football more seriously. 12.5% of men in the UK are suffering from a mental health […]
Out of contract after a disappointing spell at Blackburn, Jack Rodwell might have expected a move down the football pyramid within his own country. Instead, the one-time Everton starlet is being linked to Italian powerhouse AS Roma – a team more renown for Francesco Totti than ex Sunderland midfielders.
Granit Xhaka has public enemy number one among Arsenal fans. The newly appointed captain provocatively goaded the Emirates faithful after he was booed off against Crystal Palace on Sunday.
Image Credit- Evening Standard With Liverpool dominating the Premier League this season so far, it came as a surprise that Harry Kane scored for Tottenham only 48 seconds into the match. Spurs have won only […]
The Leeds football 1stteam lost 3-1 in a tough fixture against Sheffield Hallam. With the 2019/2020 season well underway, the University of Leeds women’s 1stteam were facing their toughest fixture of the season so far: […]
Image Credit: GettyImages It is challenging to to write an unbiased report about the historic rivalry between Manchester United and Liverpool. Neutrals will inevitably pick a side, both clubs are loathed and loved across the […]
Image Credit: Ungry Young Man, Flickr, 24/10/18 Players, Supporters and Legends have all come together over the last week to celebrate 100 years of Leeds United. The club anthem was sung loud and proud in […]
In games across the globe, footballers have to deal with racial insults both on and off the pitch, prompting fans to ask whether officials are doing enough to prevent it.
England fans, players, coaching staff and officials had warned of this; and it made the racism feel even more vitriolic. The t-shirts that many of the Bulgarian racists – we shall call a spade a spade – were wearing made a mockery of the UEFA ‘Respect’ slogan, with the word ‘No’ placed in front. It was clear from the outset what they thought of these concerns.
Derby day finally dawned – for the University of Leeds footy boys it was time for the short trip to the Leeds Beckett Campus in what was set to be a scintillating day of football. All 4 teams were to meet their rivals head to head in arguably the most competitive fixture of the year.
Image Credit: [Leeds University Union Women’s Association Football Club] In a competitive fixture, the women’s second football team suffered a narrow defeat to arch- rivals Leeds Beckett. There was a nervy start for both sides, […]
‘Football is a man’s game’ is often a statement made in recent years, with men receiving the majority of publicity and funding when playing for their team. However, due to the success of this summer’s Women’s World Cup, the rise of women playing football has been pronounced, so that in some countries the women’s game has become as high profile as the men’s.