Category Archives: the FA

Hillsborough: A lie that defined Football for too long, but has changed football forever

The Hillsborough disaster was the worst tragedy that English football has ever seen. Words cannot explain the effect it had on those families affected and the football community as a whole. The families of the 96, the City of Liverpool … Read more…

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Euro 2012 England Squad Special: Moneyball England

Today the build up for England’s Euro 2012 campaign really begins as Roy Hodgson announces his first squad. The climax of the Premier League season has dominated the headlines these last few days, but now we can really start to … Read more…

Posted in England, Euro 2012, Premier League, Statistics, the FA | 7 Comments

Arise Sir Dave Richards – you are the hero of the football fan!

Incase you missed it, Premier League chairman Sir David Richards has been in the firing line this week after he made some comments deemed inappropriate at a sport and security conference in Dubai. ‘Comedy Dave’ came out with some corkers … Read more…

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Harry Redknapp and the England fiasco – what a mess!

They say 24 hours is a long time in football and there couldn’t be a better cliché to describe the goings on of Wednesday 8th February, a day I am renaming ‘Harry Redknapp day’. I started the day patiently waiting to … Read more…

Posted in England, Euro 2012, Feature Articles, Football Politics, International Football, Managers, the FA, UEFA, World Football | 2 Comments

The future of English football? Take a read AVB!

Chelsea manager Andre Villas Boas (AVB) is the latest Premier League manager who has voiced concerns over the inability of English sides to produce young players who are worthy of playing at the highest level as their development is being stumped … Read more…

Posted in Championship, Conference, Emerging players, Feature Articles, Football Business, Football in Crisis, Football Politics, League One, League Two, Player Performance, Premier League, the FA | 1 Comment

Luis Suarez: Unpicking the defence

Luis Suarez would rather be hitting the news pages for his outstanding skill and ability to unpick a defence, however, it is, regretfully his own defence that now must be unpicked. Since that fateful day at Anfield, the rumblings around … Read more…

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