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Premier League
What should the Premier League do?
08:00 Monday 16th March 2020

The country, heck, the world seems a stranger place than it did 72 hours ago. From over-filling your trolly with loo rolls and pasta, to a lack of football over the weekend, coronavirus is wreaking havoc. Premier League activities have…

Non League
Playoffs winners may be denied promotion in FA non-league structure
09:00 Thursday 28th June 2018

Governing bodies aren't the most popular things in football at the moment. In keeping with that, the FA continues to make very questionable decisions in non-league football. To be fair, season's end is always a major headache. Restructuring…

FA take no further action on Jose Mourinho sending off, and rightfully so!
14:30 Tuesday 26th September 2017

Manchester United continued their strong start to the season with yet another win, this time a hard-fought 1-0 victory away at Southampton after weathering a second-half very much dominated by the home side. In a rather baffling turn of events,…

This Is My Club
Could Manchester United be fined for Palace game?
17:30 Saturday 20th May 2017

We all remember Mick McCarthy weakening his Wolverhampton Wanderers side for their visit to Old Trafford in 2010 as the stubborn manager boldly claimed he would be happy to make 10 changes again that season - we all knew he wanted to rest key…

What Brexit could mean for football
12:00 Tuesday 31st January 2017

A hard Brexit is looming ominously on the horizon and with the politicians in Westminster voting on whether to pass Theresa May's plan to leave the EU this week some serious issues are being thrown up. The most pressing and serious of which…

Why Arsène Wenger should be allowed to push anybody he likes
18:15 Tuesday 24th January 2017

For those who are in disbelief like me, yes, the FA have actually charged Arsène Wenger with misconduct following his actions on Sunday. It appears that Wenger gently shoved the fourth  official Anthony Taylor after being sent to the stands…

What makes German football so different?
09:30 Tuesday 10th January 2017

In a world of inflated transfer fees, astronomical wages and some of the highest ticket prices in Europe it is not hard to understand why that, over the past few years, the notion that football in the UK is slowly drifting away from it's humble,…

Sergio Agüero set to miss the Arsenal clash
17:00 Tuesday 6th December 2016

The Football Association have confirmed Manchester City's star striker Sergio Agüero will serve a four-match ban starting immediately, barring an appeal. Sergio Agüero (28) has been given the suspension for his red card worthy tackle on David…

Football's latest scandal shows it's still living in the past
09:30 Thursday 24th November 2016

Just days after Andy Woodward, along with Steve Walters, courageously gave harrowing accounts of years of sexual abuse to The Guardian - abuse suffered at the hands of Crewe Alexandra coach and convicted sex offender Barry Bennell – it appears…

Does Pep Guardiola secretly fancy being the next Harry Redknapp?
19:00 Sunday 23rd October 2016

Perhaps the first thing to go when big money enters the picture in any competition is the league's collective sense of fun. Any athlete with a personality tends to be criticized for not taking the game seriously. Coaches who smile and laugh…

Sam Allardyce's England departure: The FA are equally to blame
15:57 Friday 7th October 2016

Sam Allardyce was appointed as England manager on 22nd July, but just 67 days later, Allardyce's reign abruptly ended in acrimonious circumstances, which has left two big questions. Was Allardyce's departure essential? And who's ultimately…

England National Team
The FA: Floundering, foolish and without a clue.
13:10 Thursday 6th October 2016

As Mr T would say "I pity the fools", those ones that are charged with running English football that is. A bunch of highly paid administrators who manage the richest national football association in world, seemingly lurching from one farce…

Book Review: 1966 - The 50th Anniversary
07:49 Saturday 30th July 2016

50 years ago today, England won the World Cup, the rest they say is history...Well, for the English national team, it could be argued that it is as things have seldom got much better in the half century since that memorable occasion. Here's…

England National Team
More action for "unacceptable behaviour"
09:30 Friday 22nd July 2016

New rules have been imposed to reduce "intolerable behaviour" from both players and coaches within the English game as The FA, Premier League and the English Football League all agreed poor conduct has reached unacceptable levels. From the…

England National Team
Sunderland facing summer of uncertainty as Allardyce talks rumble on
16:00 Monday 18th July 2016

Sunderland are facing a stuttering start to their preseason preparations ahead of the start of the new English Premier Division season. Following on from a resoundingly positive end of season feeling on Wearside, fans and pundits alike were…