As the German Bundesliga – and the rest of the world – prepares for the return of some live football, it will undoubtedly be a little disappointing that the fans aren’t allowed to attend the game, and for good reason, too. So, what better way to pay our respects to the people that fill the … More Football: No Fun Without Fans
Football players (that’s soccer for our American English speaking peers) have a reputation for being overpaid, overrated and obnoxious. A feeling that has been emphasised by the media, which forced The F.A. to suggest that players take a voluntary 30% reduction, which was rejected. Such decisions do not really help the ill-feeling towards football players … More Football: Should Players Take a Pay Cut?
A world without sports is something that would have been unthinkable a few months ago. Then Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz started laughing about feeling sick during an NBA pre-match press conference before touching all of the microphones. All fun and games, that’s until Gobert tested positive for the virus less than an hour … More We May Be Back Soon…
Manchester City have been banned from European competition for the next two seasons, and rightfully so, even if it is quite a few years later than deserved. Before I actually go into that, I want it to be known that I actually like Manchester City as a club, despite what I am going to type, … More Football: A Deserved Ban!
Sometimes we forget as football fans that football players are human beings, too, simply because of how well they get paid. Some of them need a comforting arm around the shoulder, while others react well to a good old rollicking. Unfortunately for Moise Kean, he was on the end of neither. The young Italian striker, … More Football: Not So ‘Kean’ to Play for Big Dunc.
I’m as surprised as anyone else after hearing that Mauricio Pochettino has been sacked. However, the true shock is more in the choice of replacement and the speed in which it all happened. It’s very rare for such events to be handled so efficiently, but then again majority of the time Daniel Levy, Tottenham chairman, … More The “Special One” is Back
With the final group games taking place over the next few days, let’s have a look at which nations have booked their place in the Euro 2020 Finals, and which are yet hoping to get there, either via the groups or the playoffs (another money making scheme for football that will take place at a later … More Euro Qualifiers: What’s Left to Play For
Sport is full of success, disappointment, victory and togetherness, but none of that was shown by the Cameroon team on their way out of the Women’s FIFA World Cup. Even after the final whistle, their ridiculous antics were carried into the press conference by head coach Alain Djeumfa. Key Events: (Minute of game) Yvonne Leuko … More Football: What an Absolute Came-farce!
All I keep hearing is how the men are “much better than the women.” How the women “wouldn’t be able to compete with the men.” If you are one of the people who keep doing this, then please take this moment to realise that you are simply an idiot. You know who you are… You … More Football: FIFA Women’s World Cup
Last Saturday saw the European domestic season come to a close with Liverpool collecting their sixth Champions League trophy, officially making them the third-most successful club in the history of the competition (Real Madrid have 13 titles). Even though the game itself was nothing to shout about, the scenes at the final whistle were incredible. … More A Good Summer Ahead for the English (Part Three)