Monthly Archives: May 2011

Its not about buying anymore – its all about a rental!

Understanding the finances of football used to seem easy, back when the record transfer fee was £5m for Chris Sutton and a big wage was £30,000 a week, it was pretty easy to see how clubs made their money; selling players, … Read more…

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Summer Transfer Specials: Scott Parker

It is not too often that we find the Football Writers Player of the Year playing for a side bottom of the league. The list of winners over the last 10 years reads like a who’s who of Premier League … Read more…

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Let’s all have a disco

It doesn’t rain, it pours for West Ham. Relegated to the Championship, the jokes about the Olympic Stadium and tickets have been flying around Twitter for the past few days, and now a big bust up at their annual end … Read more…

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The 39th game just won’t go away

In the midst of the enquiry in to England losing the 2018 World Cup bid, Lord Triesman advised that the Premier League would have backed the bid sooner if the FA had supported the proposal for the 39th game. Now … Read more…

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Why Warnock has to go

Neil Warnock is the typical Marmite manager, you either love him or you hate him. He is outspoken, controversial, contradictory and honest - a lot of what modern day football is missing. He’s someone who puts the cat amongst the pigeons. … Read more…

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Bitter England? FIFA a farce? One thing is for sure Blatter has to go!

FIFA and the term ‘hitting your head against a brick wall’ seem to go hand in hand these days and something has to change. The latest tirade aimed at FIFA is not about introducing goal-line technology or changing the FIFA … Read more…

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