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 >
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 >
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 >
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 Football Club fans are the real victims of their league expulsion, write Reading economists Dr James Reade and Dr Carl Singleton in a new post for The Conversation.
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 >