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Footballs most iconic kits

Everyone loves a retro classic kit. There is often sentiment involved or a mental association with certain players who wore them or a football tournament. Some shirts are iconic for the right reasons, and some for the wrong. It's a...

How Liverpool FC Got back on their Perch

Back in September 2002 Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson said in an interview “My greatest challenge was knocking Liverpool right off their f**king perch. And you can print that.” He was referencing how his Man U team had replaced...

Why finishing the football season will be unfair for all, whatever happens

The moment the football season was suspended, any resolution became inherently unfair. Issues of the Golden Boot, Champions League qualification, Europa League qualification, lucrative final league standing positions and, most importantly of all, relegation were all to be decided....

English Premier League season suspended indefinitely

Following a coronavirus crisis meeting Friday morning, the 2019/20 campaign is now on hold indefinitely. All 20 Premier League clubs held a conference call and agreed to restart the season only when safe to do so and fully committed...

Why isn’t the Bundesliga more popular even when other leagues are playing?

The weekend of May 16th 2020 brought the return of top level football for the first time in months. That’s not intended as a slight to the Belarusian top flight but it kind of is! In the week leading...

The challengers to Sky’s Premier League throne

The birth of the Premier League in 1992 was most certainly a revolution that was televised, and in fact, it was television that played a key role in the competition’s formation. A big-money investment from Sky was too good...

The youngsters who have shown huge potential in the Premier League 19/20 season

It has been a breakthrough season for many of the youngsters this season in the Premier League. Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold and Manchester United’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka have already broken through into the first team this season, but what about the players...

Manchester City’s Champions League two-year ban lifted on appeal to CAS

Manchester City has successfully managed to overturn their two-year ban from all European competitions, which was announced on 13th July. City were handed a two-year ban from Europeans competitions and in February they were issued a £24.9 million fine after...

The Manchester United crisis

Are Manchester United really in crisis, or are the press and their fans in hyper-negative mode despite the reality of the situation? When Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013, there was criticism that he was leaving behind an ageing, albeit...

What is the ambition of Premier League teams?

The Premier League has a very clear top 6 teams, although Leicester and Everton are forcing their way into that group by exploiting the decline of Arsenal. Below that top cluster of teams, however, is a pack of clubs...