With the Premier League set to welcome VAR for the 2019-20 season, Ed Alexander considers its possible threat to the beautiful game.
After finishing 2018-19 with a 6th place league finish and defeat at home to Cardiff on the final day of the season, Manchester United are seemingly floundering once again – despite the Solskjaer’s medium-lived honeymoon phase. Sport writer Rhodri Evans takes a diagnostic look at the club.
There is a memorable scene in the baseball film 42. Starting with a father and son watching a 1947 MLB game from the stands, they reminisce about old games and discuss what is to come: the archetypal father and son scenario. When African-American player Jackie Robinson walks out (played by Chadwick Boseman), the mood changes. […]
“We’ve conquered all of Europe, we’re never gonna stop…” – and they haven’t. The defeat to Real Madrid in Kyiv may have ended Liverpool’s Champions League dream, but it did very little to quell they’re love of the chant they coined during their sensational run to the final. Now it seems every set of fans […]
Winless in six, Exeter City would be hosting bottom of the table Macclesfield in a great chance to regain some of their early season form. However, the Silkmen will have gone into the fixture buoyed off the thrill of a 1-0 over Yeovil and appointment of ex-Invincible Sol Campbell as manager. It was clear that […]
An ongoing issue which appears relatively stagnant and to a large degree unreflective of wider society, homophobia in sport is having a major impact on LGBTQ+ athletes. Coming out to friends or family is challenging for any individual, as it reveals a personal journey and fundamental part of their identity. In sport however, it seems […]
Top of the table clash as 3rd place City play 4th place Stevenage in what may prove to be a vital game in the promotion battle later this season. Exeter start the game strong with Stockley forcing a good save from Seny Dieng down to his left in the opening minutes. This set the tone […]
Exeter City missed out on promotion to League One at the final hurdle for the second year running, after falling to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Coventry City at Wembley Stadium on Bank Holiday Monday. After a goalless first half, wonderful strikes from defenders Jordan Willis and Jack Grimmer, either side of a […]
Stepping out of the game that he’s served for over 50 years at the end of this season, I was fortunate enough to be able to sit down with Spurs legend Steve Perryman to talk football, his career, and Tottenham Hotspur. For me, the only appropriate place to start was, ironically, not with Steve himself […]
It has been an absolute pleasure watching Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi dominate the footballing world over the last 10 or so years, but who’s next to take the reins? With 1,271 career goals between them (5 more than Man City have managed in their premier league history!), the title of world’s best player is […]