Gianni Infantino Elected FIFA President

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Gianni Infantino has been elected the new FIFA President, succeeding fellow Swiss-born Sepp Blatter. He was one of four candidates running for the position after Blatter stood down late last year, and was later handed a six-year suspension from all football-related activities. The pool of candidates stood at five coming into the day, which included […] READ MORE



Corrupt to the core: Where does FIFA go from here?

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FIFA, the governing body of world football, has hit a brick wall. No longer are the masses appeased by the gladiatorial action of a scapegoat being flung into the lion’s den. No longer are the emperors untouchable. No longer will football suffer the ignominy of being run by a legion of the rich and powerful. […] READ MORE


Sepp Blatter Suspended by FIFA Ethics Committee

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The FIFA Ethics Committee announced today that they have suspended the organisation’s President, Sepp Blatter, for 90 days. “Understood that the investigatory arm of Fifa’s ethics committee has told Blatter that he has been provisionally suspended for 90 days.” — Owen Gibson (@owen_g) October 7, 2015 Sepp Blatter Suspended by FIFA Ethics Committee It has […] READ MORE


Video technology in the Premier League: How far do we want it to go?

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Since the introduction of goal line technology in the Premier League in 2013, it has been debated stringently as to what depth video technology could be added to assist footballing referees. Video technology in the Premier League: How far do we want it go? In 2013 goal line technology made it’s Premier League introduction after […] READ MORE



Can Football Restore Its Reputation?

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With the evolution of technology, football has grown in size and stature. What was once a national game viewed by those only in attendance is now on every television screen, in every household, and on everyone’s lips. Football has (temporarily) stopped a World War, football has given people meaning, and football has given us identity. […] READ MORE


Premier League Ref Justice Must End for Good of English Football

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“If there’s one person that I know will pursue cheats to all four corners of the earth, it is Seb.” Ed Warner, UK Athletics Chairman Athletics has made giant strides towards cleaning its own house up, appointing Lord Seb Coe as new President of the International Association of Athletics Federation this week. It is time […] READ MORE


FIFA Presidency: My Candidate: Michel Platini

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One of the key requirements for the incoming FIFA President will be to restore the tarnished reputation left under the jurisdiction of outgoing President, Sepp Blatter, and to instil the respect and trust into football’s international governing body. Michel Platini has the attributes to achieve this necessary challenge. Before talking about why Platini is the ideal successor to […] READ MORE


The Wonderful Sepp Blatter has Spoken

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Some of you may remember that little rumpus back in May. You know the one — where the FBI indicted fourteen individuals, seven of them current FIFA serving members, on counts ranging from racketeering to money laundering. And within the shadow of the biggest corruption scandal ever to engulf football, Mr Sepp Blatter, the seemingly […] READ MORE