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WOMEN WINNING

Over the years I have had the good fortune to attend the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival on many occasions and there was always a good turnout from the football sector...

WOMEN WINNING2021-03-22T08:33:26+00:00

A TIME TO ACT

It has long been the case that 99% of young players at professional football clubs are released and only 1% offered professional contracts...

A TIME TO ACT2021-03-15T14:01:39+00:00

IS FOOTBALL COMING HOME?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that serious consideration is being given to a joint bid by England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland to host the 2030 World Cup...

IS FOOTBALL COMING HOME?2021-03-08T14:49:39+00:00

REFEREEING WOES

Having watched my team Charlton lose at home yet again with another abject and passionless display, I needed a fix of some less painful and more watchable matches. So, binged on Premier League at the weekend...

REFEREEING WOES2021-03-01T12:03:31+00:00

STAND UP FOR CURBS

There seems to be no logic or consistency as to why clubs decide to honour a former player or manager by naming a stand after them, but the reality is that a club is to some extent defined by its history and the manner in which it represents that history...

STAND UP FOR CURBS2021-02-22T10:06:30+00:00

THE BIG WIDE WORLD

The Premier League overseas broadcasting contracts present Premier League clubs with an opportunity to market themselves like never before. The global audience for last season was more than three billion...

THE BIG WIDE WORLD2021-02-15T09:21:23+00:00

FUNNY BUSINESS

You will often hear people say that football clubs are businesses and have to be run as such and I don’t dissent from that view but don’t be kidded that the majority of clubs are run like normal businesses which primarily exist to make a profit...

FUNNY BUSINESS2021-02-12T06:30:32+00:00
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