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Premier League 2021/22: The Year of the Fullback
Tom Cunningham, Editor - Nov 27, 2021

“No one wants to grow up and be a Gary Neville,” Jamie Carragher lambasted on a 2013 episode of Monday Night Football before Liverpool’s game against Swansea City. And he was right at the time. No player grew up wanting to play the most inglorious position in the footballing world; a position known since the […]

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World Cup Play-Off Draw: Scotland and Wales Learn Fate
David Coates - Nov 26, 2021

Scotland and Wales could meet each other for a place in the World Cup finals in Qatar next November if both countries win their play-off semi-finals. The Scots were drawn against Ukraine in the playoff semi-finals at Hampden Park. Meanwhile, Wales face a home tie against Austria. If both countries win their semi-finals they could […]

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Stefano Pioli Extends Contract With AC Milan

AC Milan have confirmed head coach Stefano Pioli has signed a contract extension with the club. Pioli has extended his stay until the end of June 2023, with the option of a further year. AC Milan Extend Stefano Pioli Contract Official Statement: Stefano Pioli ➡ Comunicato Ufficiale: Stefano Pioli ➡ #SempreMilan — […]

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Premier League US TV Deal: What This Blockbuster Agreement Means for Football

On 18th November, the Premier League reached a landmark moment. It had nothing to do with incoming players and managers, or a sudden transformation in the league’s prospects. Those have already come. Instead, this news came from across the Atlantic. The finalists in the broadcasting showdown to win the Premier League’s TV rights were NBC […]

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Sweden’s Maiden Euros Appearance on Home Soil

Despite making their FIFA World Cup debut as early as 1934, Sweden didn’t play at a European Championship until they qualified as hosts for the 1992 edition. Sweden’s maiden Euros appearance on home soil was one to be remembered. Let’s explore how the Swedes got so close to European glory. Sweden’s Maiden Euros Appearance: So […]

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Fan Led Review Recommendations Beyond The Independent Regulator

Following on what an Independent Regulator of English Football (IREF) would fundamentally do to English football, there are other crucial aspects of the Fan led Review of Football Governance. Tracey Crouch, the Chair of the Review, has recommended key changes that would be enforceable once a regulator is introduced. Improving diversity and inclusion, corporate governance […]

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The Fundamental Role of the Independent Regulator of English Football

The Fan Led Review of Football Governance has officially recommended the introduction of an Independent Regulator of English Football (IREF), Tracey Crouch, Conservative MP and the Chair of the Review, has compiled together numerous recommendations for the government and Parliament to consider. The goal of the independent regulator is to prevent English football from suffering […]

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Gianni Infantino Says Biennial World Cup Opposers Are ‘Afraid’

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has continued a war of words against those opposing a biennial World Cup. The former UEFA general secretary placed a jab at his former organisation, and the South American federation, by stating they are ‘afraid’ of relinquishing power despite the need for reform. FIFA President Says Biennial World Cup Opposers Are […]

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Sheffield United Confirm Paul Heckingbottom Appointment
Tom Cunningham, Editor - Nov 25, 2021

Following the departure of Slaviša Jokanović, Sheffield United have confirmed the appointment of former caretaker manager Paul Heckingbottom, who has signed a deal until the 2025/26 season. Heckingbottom arrives with a mountain of a climb ahead in search of instant promotion back to the Premier League. The Blades currently sit 16th – eight points away […]