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?
[Hey everyone! Manfriend, here. So, I’m sure people have been worried about my absence, but I decided to take a short break off from blogging after this summer’s awesome World Cup. I wasn’t really sure when to start back up again, but then I got a request from my partner about writing something for the … More Manfriend’s Mumblings | Sports Chat: The Champions League 2018
Manfriend here again. Let’s talk the World Cup. So the first round of the group games are over, but what have we actually learned from them? Welcome to my roundup of what’s happened, and my predictions for each group at the end of the group stage. Group A Russia v. Saudi Arabia 5-0 Uruguay v. … More FIFA World Cup 2018 | The End of Round 1
So, that dreaded month is upon us – a month that can be very challenging, yet incredibly rewarding. Nope, it’s not Ramadan again! It’s the World Cup! Excitement fills me even as I type the words. But I can hear the voices already. “It’s not actually that interesting …” “The players are always diving around … More Manfriend’s Mumblings | Sports Chat: FIFA World Cup 2018