The European Football Show is one of the best football programmes on television. BT Sport’s decision to cancel it is an insult, and proof of how little they think of their viewers.
It’s admirable for Arsenal to keep hold of Arsène Wenger, it really is. In an age where managers are tossed aside as easily as a soiled handkerchief, the loyalty and … Continue reading Little Letterhole: #WengerOut
Is David Moyes a sexist? Does it really matter? Has football been abrogating its responsibility to stamp out prejudice by appealing to a ‘boys will be boys’ attitude? Is this merely the latest cause célèbre of a press desperate for controversy?
2026 will mark the death of international football: that year’s FIFA World Cup will be saturated by lesser teams offered a place in a competition ideally reserved for the elite by an artificially inflated pool of 48 teams.
Football is a remarkably resilient sport, having weathered a number of scandals over the past few years. This time, however, Big Sam and his ilk may help to reveal widespread corruption; a product of the game’s age of greed.
In the 1920s and 30s, Germany threatened to be an important footballing nation, finishing third in the 1934 World Cup. In those days, they had a larger country from which to pick their talent – a far eastern province with a forgotten footballing history.