Reviewing the rules – 5 lessons football could learn from futsal, ice hockey, cricket, and rugby league.

By James Fletcher Ever since its birth back in 1857 the rules of Football have gone through many changes, from the fair catch to each team having a referee in the opposition half. But since the introduction of VAR to the English game, football has come back under fire with the lack of control andContinue reading “Reviewing the rules – 5 lessons football could learn from futsal, ice hockey, cricket, and rugby league.”

Derby County is the big fish in an increasingly expanding pond, following their relegation from the Championship

By James Fletcher Derby County and their fanbase will be hoping or expecting a quick return to the Championship following their relegation to League 1. But if they think League 1 will be easy, then they are in for a rude awakening as other big clubs who have fallen through the trap door will tellContinue reading “Derby County is the big fish in an increasingly expanding pond, following their relegation from the Championship”

Derby County are redefining the meaning of survival, as their search for a buyer, continues

By James Fletcher In recent years, we have seen long-standing football clubs being expelled from the football league. Bury and Macclesfield Town both lost their footballing stature in 2020. Bolton Wanderers came close in 2019. And things right now are looking bleak for the rams, surpassing the EFL’s extension to find a buyer in 14Continue reading “Derby County are redefining the meaning of survival, as their search for a buyer, continues”

The UK and Republic of Ireland bid to host the European championships in 2028

By James Fletcher Football is set to be making its way home after numerous countries pulled their bids to host the competition. Among these nations that have already pulled out of the running to host, the competition in 2028 is the winners of the last tournament. Italy came out and spoke of their desire toContinue reading “The UK and Republic of Ireland bid to host the European championships in 2028”

Top 10 footballers at Yorkshire clubs so far this season

By Samuel Wright It is fair to say that football clubs based in Yorkshire have had a mixed bag of fortunes so far this season. While some are sitting at the top of end their division, others are sat in mid-table mediocrity, and some are battling relegation at the wrong end of the spectrum. However,Continue reading “Top 10 footballers at Yorkshire clubs so far this season”

Russia stripped of all sporting events they were set to host in 2022

By James Fletcher Russia was set to host a variety of sporting events, Skiing finals, champions league final and the F1 Grand Prix. But due to the country’s aggression towards their neighbour Ukraine, various sporting bodies have cut ties with Russia, stripping them of these sporting events. The first sporting event that was taken awayContinue reading “Russia stripped of all sporting events they were set to host in 2022”

A Special T.K.O – Kell Brook puts the 20-year-old feud to bed and now can rest easy knowing he not only bested Amir Khan but schooled him as well

By James Fletcher The Sheffield born boxer finally was awarded the fight he so craved for years and as many fans did too, but even before the two stepped in the ring, Khan’s corner took issue with Brook’s gloves making him change them just as he got in the ring. It felt as though KhanContinue reading “A Special T.K.O – Kell Brook puts the 20-year-old feud to bed and now can rest easy knowing he not only bested Amir Khan but schooled him as well”

RSPCA and the general public call for Kurt Zouma to be prosecuted after the heinous attack on his pet cat, as the petition reaches over 150k signatures

By James Fletcher Fans booed Kurt Zouma as he was picked to play in a match against Watford after a YouTube video emerged of him abusing his pet cat in front of his children, while his brother filmed the incident, laughing in the background. Ever since the incident, people took to Twitter to share theirContinue reading “RSPCA and the general public call for Kurt Zouma to be prosecuted after the heinous attack on his pet cat, as the petition reaches over 150k signatures”

Chester Falcons still on the hunt for their first win of the season after Eagle Team UK came from behind to secure a point

By James Fletcher This weekend there was only one game that was played due to the Manchester game being cancelled. As the attention turned onto the Chester Falcons as they play host to Eagle Team UK who’ll be looking to carry on their ruthless scoring streak after their demolition of Leeds Super Eagles the weekendContinue reading “Chester Falcons still on the hunt for their first win of the season after Eagle Team UK came from behind to secure a point”