Agents, Away Goals and “Isco-ism” are All Evils of the Modern Game

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They say bad things come in threes. Well, so do terrible things. This week saw the emergence, or at least the reporting, of three of the most pernicious evils of the modern game of football: agents; away goals; and, for want of a better word, “Isco-ism”. Agents That agents of all kinds are widely, and […] READ MORE


Wayne Rooney Boozing Saga Overblown

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Wayne Rooney has been legitimately criticised in the past for many things. In a one-month period between August and September in 2010, he was photographed urinating in the street on the way home from a night out, spotted brazenly smoking cigarettes and was forced to publicly apologise to his wife Coleen after being caught cheating on […] READ MORE


New York Red Bulls Advance In The CCL: What It Means For 2017

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Roy Emanuel The New York Red Bulls booked their first ever trip to the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday evening. A rain-soaked scoreless draw against Antigua GFC in Guatemala City was enough for New York to clinch Group F in the competition and move into the knockout round. […] READ MORE


British Players Abroad: Ian Rush

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Via Last Word on Football, by Philip Meese In the 1980’s, the ban on English teams from European competition hit the domestic game tremendously. As a result, many British players, like Gary Lineker, left for sunnier climes, and football at the highest level. One such player was Ian Rush, whose time with Italian giants Juventus was […] READ MORE





Sweet FA 2016-17 Podcast Two: Changing European Competitions for the Better

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Welcome to the second Sweet FA podcast of the 2016-17 season. Regular panellists, Robert Mitchell and Hugo Jennings, discuss how to change European football for the better, as well as the changes being discussed by UEFA which could make it much worse. First, we discuss all things Champions League. The show starts off with a look at the history of the competition, mainly focusing on […] READ MORE


Kieran Agard Signs For MK Dons

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MK Dons have signed 26 year-old Bristol City forward Kieran Agard. The exact details of the deal will remain undisclosed, however it is a club-record transfer fee for the Dons. Agard has signed a three-year deal with the club, which will keep him in Milton Keynes until the summer of 2019. The Newham born striker […] READ MORE


British Players Abroad: Gary Lineker

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The first in a new series focusing on British footballers who have plied their trade abroad looks at Gary Lineker, and his three years at Barcelona. READ MORE