Wednesday, October 20, 2021
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Lockdown in Football: a sacrifice worth making?

With the current increase in coronavirus cases around the UK, it raises the question: should elite sport, specifically football, see another lockdown like it...

In conversation with Robbie Lyle

"Let them have their say, and let them have their say where they’re actually hurt."

In conversation with Jonathan Wilson

"There’s no reason other than snobbism not to study it in the way you would study theatre or music or literature.”

Oxford sport versus lockdown

"Oxford’s athletes will be eagerly awaiting their return to the green grass of Iffley Sports Ground and the drink-spilled dancefloors of Park End. But for the time being, they must fight on from home."

High hopes, near misses, and hidden gems: the mystery of Expected...

"Interpreting Expected Goals is a tricky business: does Brighton’s huge xG underperformance mean that we’re much better than we think, absolutely crap, or just really unlucky?"

You’re Having a Laugh, Ref!

'So, next time you moan, or hear a pundit on TV moan, about the standard of refereeing, ask yourself why more people don't put themselves forward'

Making Football Fun: Lessons from Carlos Kaiser

"It was about being a cool footballer, and Kaiser was the coolest of them all"

Football’s hyperinflation: Is it robbing us of a generation of...

Gareth Bale makes quite a lot of money. Scratch that – Gareth Bale makes a ridiculous amount of money. His most recent contract is...

Football Commentary Must Address Its Skin Colour Bias

Who do you picture if I ask you to think of a footballer who might be described as ‘athletic’ and ‘strong’? And who do you...

After 30 years Liverpool are Premier League Champions

1990 was an important year for Liverpool fans. Liverpool won their 18th league title and their last one before 2020. The Premier League was yet to...