The Football Shake-Up series will be taking a look at our beloved game and the problems it faces today. We will be discussing ways to improve the lot of the fans, the clubs, competitions and much, much more. If you’d like to contribute to the series, please get in touch. What would you change about the way football is run to make it better? Join the discussion by adding your comments below.
In this six part Q&A, we asked several of our favourite football bloggers and the Football Supporters Federation (FSF) to comment on some of the burning issues affecting the game today. If you missed the first part, click here to check it out.
Should supporters trusts be enabled to acquire a set minimum share in their clubs?
Should the top clubs help the smaller ones in anyway, and if so, how?
Who is to blame for the current disparity between rich and poor teams and what can be done about it?
Here’s the next installment of Headers & Volleys alternative look at the Premier League table. This week, Tevez upset after bench row, Out of the frying pan, into… another frying pan, Lost in translation, Warnock’s finger on the pulse, Three defenders does not a back-four make and Follow the Ewood Park Road….
by Edar Mullan
This article was originally penned on September 16 as a way to keep myself out of the pub on a Friday night. However, two lunchtimes later the subject of this piece managed to out-do himself completely in a fantastic game against Manchester United, whilst simultaneously usurping ‘Rosenthal’ as a by-word for how-the-hell-did-he-miss-that-open-goal in playgrounds up and down the country. I had been gambling on the fact that, in the red half of Manchester, amid a record breaking start to the season and with Wayne Rooney gunning for a third hat-trick in as many games, Oh Fernando wouldn’t get so much as a sniff. Then the goal happened. Then that miss happened.
Here’s the next installment of Headers & Volleys alternative look at the Premier League table. This week, Wele, Shave those sideburns, New York • Paris • Stoke, La Cosa Scousa and Sack Steve Kean?
Here’s the next installment of Headers & Volleys alternative look at the Premier League table. This week, Geographically speaking, The Perfect Game, He killed them with their love, What’s in a striker?, Efficiency not productivity the key and of course, the latest instalment of Who is Martin Jol?
Tune in later today for our window watch where we will probably watch a window.
Here’s the next installment of Headers & Volleys alternative look at the Premier League table. This week, You can’t win anything with kids…, Kick a man whilst he’s down why don’t ya?, Just don’t tell Roman, What week is this? along with the latest installment of Just who is… Martin Jol?
Welcome to our new weekly Premier League table update. We’ll be posting the team standings each Wednesday and also imparting some really thorough insight into what is going on behind, in front and to the side of the scenes at each of England’s top clubs. This week; ‘Aguero in ‘can play football’ shocker‘, ‘Military Intervention-on-Trent’, ‘Liverpool’s Tactical Revolution’, ‘Wenger Sees’ and ‘The Steve Bruce Whispers… Episode 1’.