With the new English squad being announced just days ago, the number of Black players picked has dramatically increased from years ago. Out of the 30-man squad, 11 of the footballers are classed as ‘BAME’, a figure which would essentially make up a starting line-up.
The use of the new replay technology in UK football has divided fans, players and pundits alike. On the 8th January, Brighton’s FA cup tie with Crystal Palace marked the first use of a Video […]
In early 2016, the FA’s Director of Elite Development, Dan Ashworth, asked England women’s striker Eniola Aluko to contribute to a cultural review of all England teams. The result was an eight-page submission that comprised […]
Last Friday, the FA announced that the England team will continue to be coached by Roy Hodgson until at least 2016, regardless of how embarrassing the side are in Brazil this summer. Wow. Now BTL is not […]
Chris Dietz Eden Hazard Incident 1/02/2013 Last week South Wales police dropped their investigation into the incident which saw Chelsea winger Eden Hazard kicking out at a Swansea City ball boy in reaction to […]
28th January 2013 Jack Arscott In this day and age, it is trendy to dismiss the professional footballer as a spoilt prima donna, an over sized child who has no concept of the value of […]
A look back at one of the worst months for English football for a couple of seasons as racism is once again at the forefront of the headlines. For fans of English football, […]
This week Britain’s marathon superstar Paula Radcliffe had her national lottery funding cut. The 38 year old confessed that with her ongoing decline in performance she was unsurprised by the cut but it is a […]
On Wednesday night the England Under 21 football team travelled to Serbia for the second leg of their qualifier for the European Championships in Israel next summer. Holding a 1-0 lead from the first game, […]
John Terry’s ban has made an example of the footballer, disproportionately condemning him simply for mercenary gain.