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Homophobia in sport – ongoing yet neglected

An ongoing issue which appears relatively stagnant and to a large degree unreflective of wider society, homophobia in sport is having a major impact...

Monthly Misery: Oh to be a Gooner

I could start this column with a caricature. I could start it with a quip, a bit of sarcasm, a charade or a smash...

We Need To Talk About Pep

“Pep Guardiola is setting the premier league on fire this season!” “He may have created the best team ever to play in this league.”...

Exeter City VS West Brom: Grecians battle, but come up short

Exeter City were knocked out of the FA Cup by Premier League outfit West Bromwich Albion. The Baggies stormed to a two-goal lead within...

Winter Wunderland: Does English football need a winter break?

For so many of us football fixtures are just another part of the Christmas holidays. Boxing Day would just be 'the day after Christmas'...

“Mind forg’d manacles” of Premier League mediocrity

Do you ever try to name the Premier League teams that did not play on Saturday ahead of a Sunday fixture - bemusingly billed...

Weekly Woes: Ginger Follicles and My Raging Boss

Oh to be a Hammer. Life at the London club – west Newham’s official favourite – has never been an easy ride. Indeed,...

Eleven games in – who’s impressed and yet to impress in...

For the first time since 2013 we’ve got a Mancunian dogfight at the top of the Premier League. Spearheaded by the two main heavyweights...

The Sport Editorial

 Paradise for Guardiola As the Paradise Papers expose the immoral dealings of Britain’s elite – perhaps expose is not the right word, for they simply...

Pragmatism or Purity? A look at footballing ideology

“It is better to fail aiming high than to succeed aiming low”. - Bill Nicholson.   A re attacking dominance and pretty play the essential ingredients for...