The 10 Strangest Premier League Transfers Of All-Time

The 10 Strangest Premier League Transfers Of All-Time

With such unprecedented levels of money in the Premier League, it is little wonder that a fair amount of it has gone to waste on some dodgy deals. Here are the ten most head-scratching transfers involving top-flight clubs in England since the inception of the Premier League in 1992: 10. Cuco Martina (Southampton to Everton, […]

How Forest Green Rovers Have Become The World’s Greenest Football Club

How Forest Green Rovers Have Become The World’s Greenest Football Club

When Dale Vince was appointed as chairman of Forest Green Rovers in late 2010, one of his first acts was hardly the most orthodox. Vince, a green energy tycoon and owner of electricity company Ecotricity, wasted little time in making his mark on the club’s menu, banning the players from eating red meat and the […]

The Ridiculous Record That Shows Just How Unlucky Liverpool were in the 2018/19 Premier League

The Ridiculous Record That Shows Just How Unlucky Liverpool were in the 2018/19 Premier League

Take every iconic image associated with Liverpool’s Champions League win over Tottenham on Saturday. The 750,000 flooding the city streets to welcome home their heroes, captain Jordan Henderson in tears hugging his father at full-time, or Georginio Wijnaldum’s phone falling off the parade bus, for instance. Then amplify them by at least ten and you […]

The 10 Coolest Football Shirts of All-Time

The 10 Coolest Football Shirts of All-Time

There’s a definite drawback to new kit releases becoming an annual event in a football club’s calendar for the most part – it’s hard to keep reinventing the wheel. How many different shades of red can Adidas keep coming up with for Manchester United? How many versions of black and white stripes can Puma keep […]

50+1: Why Fan Ownership is So Important to German Clubs

50+1: Why Fan Ownership is So Important to German Clubs

The 50 + 1 rule is preventing them from financial ruin. But how viable would it be for the English game? There’s a great deal to admire about German football. The safe standing, the raucous atmospheres at full stadiums, even the simple pleasure of taking your beer to your seat in the ground with you. […]

Why are Derby County called ‘County’ and not ‘City’?

Why are Derby County called ‘County’ and not ‘City’?

For many purists of English football, the 2019 Championship play-off final was contested between the ideal opponents. Both Aston Villa and Derby County, as founding members of the Football League in 1888, are blessed with the sort of high esteem not quite felt towards so-called ‘smaller’ Premier League clubs, such as Bournemouth, or Brighton & […]