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Should We View the 'Quenelle' as Racist?

Ally Livingston | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ally Livingston

Even if Anelka's lawyers can prove that there was no anti-Semitism in the gesture, he is still open to receive some sort of punishment as Fifa's rules make clear that political statements should play no part in football...

The Man in Black: Changing the Paradigm

Kevin Blundell | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Sport
Kevin Blundell

Football is a team game won by moments of individual genius - where players can turn from hero to villain in one moment of madness, change the future of a club with one kick of a ball and drift into the injured footballers void that surrounds the game. So why, when without the enforcer of these rules who make all competitiveness authentic, does the man in black become a figure of hate?

Isco Inferno

Kevin Blundell | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Sport
Kevin Blundell

There aren't too many club legends to talk of in the history of Malaga CF, most notably because of their chaotic rise to the top of Spanish football. Since adopting their current name, however, their fans have seen a gradual improvement at La Rosaleda and this year was no exception.

Howay Les Hommes!

Kevin Blundell | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Sport
Kevin Blundell

It is only two games and further work must be done to salvage the season, but big strides have been taken and fears of relegation are residing. These signings are a show of intent by Alan Pardew and his scouting team, who have once again shown their qualities with some astute signings.

Moneyball

Kevin Blundell | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Sport
Kevin Blundell

There is no doubt that fans, however, would prefer to be paying a more reasonable amount to watch their team play. Some season tickets at Arsenal have tipped over the thousand pound mark, which can be used to assist the argument against the amount of money in football.

Sir Alex Ferguson's 'Apology'

Kevin Blundell | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK Sport
Kevin Blundell

After calling Newcastle United a 'wee club in the north east' during the aftermath of a thrilling encounter between the Red Devils and Toon Army, Sir Alex Ferguson recently began to backtrack. Renowned for the mind-games he enters with rival managers, Ferguson responded to comments made by Alan Pardew regarding refereeing decisions in the game at Old Trafford on Boxing Day.

Man U IPO: The Red Devil's Desperate Attempt to Get Out of the Red

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

Amidst a season in which investors saw the fiasco that was the Facebook IPO, the recent news of the proposed listing of English football giants Manchester United on the New York Stock Exchange has raised a few eyebrows.

Jake Livermore Adapts to Role of 'New Jenas' With Aplomb

Jack McInroy | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Sport
Jack McInroy

Three months short of his 22nd birthday, with six unspectacular loan spells under his belt and only 75 seconds of Premier League football, Jake Livermore looked every inch the failed academy graduate destined for lesser things, albeit one that had hung on a year or two longer than most.

Arsene Wenger Should Have Bought British to Avoid Arsenal’s Current Woes

Alister Morgan | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK
Alister Morgan

Success in football often comes with continuity and top British players stay at top Premiership clubs much longer than their foreign counterparts giving managers more time to create successful teams.