The Premier League’s decision to close the domestic transfer window before the start of the 2018/19 season looks set to a precedent followed by other major European leagues. Former German international Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, chairman of Bayern Munich went on record to say “There must be a harmony that exists within Europe”, and with the transfer … More Windows: Upgrade Available?
This week’s Carabao Cup, sometimes known as the EFL Cup or League Cup, was notable for a number of reasons, and not ones that were generally positive. It was worked out that across the 19 ties that took place on Tuesday evening that the teams involved made a total of 274 changes to their starting … More Our Cup Runneth… Out?
http://www.thefa.com/news/2017/aug/09/ryan-atkin-first-openly-gay-referee-100817 Seeing this story published on the Football Association’s website on 10th August 2017, my immediate reaction was to do as I often do; having been alerted to it via Twitter I clicked on the tweet to read the responses. They were, as I’d anticipated, a mixed bag, but two general themes emerged. Sadly, there … More Homophobia Gets A Straight Red Card