Circuit Breaker Dilemma Facing English Football

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English football is facing a fresh Covid-19 crisis. At the time of writing, 28 Premier League and EFL matches have been postponed in the space of just a couple of weeks. As the Omicron variant, in addition to the Delta variant, continues to spread up and down the country, some Premier League clubs are lobbying […] READ MORE



The Fundamental Role of the Independent Regulator of English Football

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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 […] READ MORE


Premier League Chairman Set to Resign

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Premier League chairman Gary Hoffman is set to resign after Newcastle takeover fury, according to Sky News. The announcement regarding the 61-year-old’s departure is expected in the coming days after just 18-months in the role. Hoffman could reverse his decision if enough clubs support him, but such an event is unlikely. The chairman’s resignation also […] READ MORE



IFAB Advises Five Substitutes on a Permanent Basis Including Premier League

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The International Football Assocation and Board have recommended that five substitutes are to be used across all levels of football. IFAB Advises Five Substitutes on a Permanent Basis Including in Premier League Temporary Measure Set to Become Permanent Due to coronavirus heavily disrupting football schedules, five substitutes were allowed to ease the burden on squads […] READ MORE



The Brentford Premier League Dream Has Nearly Arrived

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On Friday, Brentford will play their first game of football in the English top flight since 1947. To make the occasion even more historic, it will be the first competitive fixture to host a full stadium’s worth of fans at Lionel Road, where the Bees moved last year. The fact that, due to COVID restrictions, […] READ MORE