Does Football Need a Green Card?

Referee’s currently have a red one and a yellow one, is it now time for a third card in their pocket,  to indicate when a player is to be sent to the sin bin for some time out. Time to calm down, reflect, re-evaluate and consider their actions. What offence would constitute such a punishment […]

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Biggest Bargain Transfer Deals

With the transfer deadline day over, we have a rundown of our top ten best bargain signings. 1. Kevin Doyle and Shane Long A tale of two strikers, this dynamic duo joined Reading from Cork in 2005 for a joint deal of £75,000. They have since cost millions in transfer fees, with Shane Long commanding […]

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Boot Review: The Iconic Puma King

Puma King Football Boots

This week’s boot review showcases another market-leader – one that comes with a worldwide reputation for class – step forward the Puma King! Amazingly, the classic monochrome black and white Puma King first hit pitches in 1968, however it didn’t  announced itself on the world stage until a certain football genius called Pele ran on […]

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6 of the most baffling shirt sponsorships in football


When it comes to shirt sponsorship, sadly, for most teams the £45 million that Chevrolet pay Manchester United to wear their name on the shirts is just a pipedream, and some teams have turned to the baffling and the bizarre just to make ends meet. Way back in the 1980s, when the economic climate was […]

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Boot review: The iconic adidas Copa Mundial

The Iconic Copa Mundial

With 2014 well behind us we have decided to take a look back at some of the most iconic boots worn not just within the last year so what better way to start then looking at the Adidas Copa Mundial. With so many football boots available on the market these days and new technologies hitting […]

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Investment from the top finally getting to the root of the matter

Grassroots Football

After prolonged failure at the pinnacle of the international game, the FA (and other high-profile partners like the Premier League) have finally realised that sacking England managers isn’t the answer to English football’s woes. However, the £7million investment in grassroots projects, recently awarded by the Football Foundation, is certainly a step in the right direction. […]

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Will the referee vanishing spray ever make its way down to grassroots level?

sunday league referee

Whether you’re a football player, fan, referee or official, you’ll no doubt have been involved in a few heated debates concerning which technological advances should and shouldn’t be implemented into football. During the 2014 World Cup, one topic of discussion that was rife in clubs and pubs across the world was the use of the […]

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Are kit manufacturers trying too hard? The worst kits of 2014-15

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When designing football kits, pressure is on to make something iconic, attractive and representative of the ethos of the football club. However, it seems some kit designers have taken this to extremes and forgotten that sometimes clean simple design works just as well as ostentatious symbolism. People have to wear these things you know?  With […]

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Premier League Fixtures: Who’s got it hardest?


The 2014-15 Premier League Season has begun, but which team faces the most difficult early run of games? Whilst it was first thought that Manchester United would have one of the easiest runs to test new manager Louis Van Gaal, they aren’t performing too well against this, and a couple of early shocks have meant […]

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