So how was your first week in the fantasy? Was it a Moneyball-style success or more of a car crash than you’d hoped? Either way, if you’re looking to transfer out some players and bring in some new blood, Online Sports Editor Henry Hood has a few suggestions below: Goalkeepers Ones to Watch Lukas Hradecky […]
The Remarkable Story Behind Marine AFC
Henry Hood looks at some of the numbers behind the biggest mismatch in FA Cup history.
The Debate: Sport in the Digital Age
Harry Richards takes a look at the challenge sports coverage faces to stay relevant in the digital age.
Grassroots to Stadiums: The Toll of Covid
The first article in our new ‘Grassroots to Stadiums’ feature sees Harrison Rogers take a look on the impact Covid-19 has had on grassroots and professional football. You may be forgiven for wondering why, considering the state of the world, football and all the noise surrounding the ‘beautiful game’ continues to dominate front and back […]
The League Cup: In Need of a Rethink?
Jack Walton offers his take on the current state of football’s League Cup. A mildly condescending defence of the League Cup, made whenever the competition’s ‘worth’ comes up for debate, is that it offers the so-called ‘small’ clubs a rare opportunity to mix it with the ‘elites’. Press coverage in the build-up gleefully hones in […]
Champions League 2019/20 in Review
Stephen Ong reviews the action from the Champions League knockout stages, with Bayern Munich securing their sixth European title. This year’s Champions League truly delivered, with favourites Liverpool and Real Madrid knocked out in the round of 16, and underdogs RB Leipzig, Atalanta, and Lyon pushing through to the quarter-finals of the competition playing their […]
A Life Without Amateur Sport
A Life Without Amateur Sport With Amateur Sport off the table for the forseeable future, Rob Hunt, James Bagby and Nick Powell look at what has been missing in a life without Amateur Sport You aren’t as fit as you think you are, Rob Hunt One thing has to be made clear: football isn’t a […]
Winners and Losers
Winners and Losers The postponement of Euro 2020 is another of the many disappointing sporting consequences to Coronavirus. The first edition of the tournament to be held across multiple countries has been pushed back to 2021 and the news has left fans and players alike saddened to miss out on a potentially glorious summer of […]