The football world has been rocked by the announcement of a breakaway European Super League (ESL). The majority think it a bad idea, from governing bodies Fifa and Uefa through…Read More >
Why England’s Premier League should bail out the lower leagues
Uncertainty is what makes sports entertaining. If you always knew who was going to win a match, that would be boring. In the 1960s, an economist called Walter Neale said…Read More >
Forget the Premier League, it’s grassroots football that we need to preserve!
The lifeblood of any sport is at its grassroots – the football that is played on local playing fields between teams of all ages, and even sometimes with jumpers for…Read More >
How will football return after this unplanned hiatus?
As many of us fill the void in live sport by watching repeats of the FA Cup Quarter Finals, or dipping into documentaries on Maradona and Sunderland FC on streaming…Read More >
Bury FC: the economics of an English football club’s collapse
Forecasting Football (scores)
Excitement is building ahead of the new football season, and, as ever, the wait for the real action to start is being filled with excited debate about how teams will…Read More >