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Kristian Downer

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The Wayne Rooney Incident- Is it Acceptable To Boo Your Team

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After England’s lacklustre performance against Algeria the fans that had travelled thousands of miles to see their country play, elected to jeer the players...

World Cup Week One – What is the World Talking About?

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The World Cup is underway and amid vuvuzela’s, goalkeeping mistakes and the choice of World Cup ball, there has been plenty to talk about during this tournament...

England Approaches World Cup Advertising Overload

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As the World Cup gets nearer and the media attention reaches fever pitch, it is impossible in the UK to escape the media spotlight...

Poor Refereeing a Factor at Old Trafford – At Least Bad Decisions Favoured Neither...

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There are very few times that I agree with the ramblings of the master of the dark media arts Alex Ferguson and his accomplices,...

Can Chelsea Turn Youth Investment Into First Team Success?

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This week Chelsea U19’s defeated their Blackburn counterparts in the second leg of the FA Youth Cup Quarter Final, winning the game finished 4-0 (5-0 on aggregate), the...

Saving Football: A Proverbial Guide For New Football Owners

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As football fights its financial henchman, there is a temptation to criticise the greed, naivety and incompetence that has engorged football for over a...

Wolves Punished by Hypocrisy For Squad Rotation Against Manchester United

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It has been announced that Wolves have been handed a symbolic £25,000 suspended fine for breaching Premier League rule E20 against Manchester United at Old Trafford on the...

Notts County On the Brink – The Cost of Broken Promises

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In July on this site I waxed lyrical about how the oldest league club in world languishing in the bottom division of the football league...

A Hassle-free World Cup: Ditch the Boss and The Girlfriend

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The World Cup is now well and truly within our sights. Whilst the domestic and European action will take centre stage for a while...

Is this the end of the Golden Age of English Football?

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As Manchester United’s rout of Wigan signalled the end of the 2009 and the start of a yet unnamed new decade, the signs on...

Women or Football – What comes first in your life?

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Firstly I would like to explain the title, whilst this is a little inflammatory I am not here to discuss the merits of the Mike Newell School of sexual equality within the beautiful game but rather the unresolved conflict between two great loves of my life women and football. So I have been debating recently how involved your significant other should be with your relationship with the beautiful game.

Chelsea to Consider Joining the Stadium Naming Rights Surrender

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This week saw the news that Chelsea have joined Newcastle United in openly stating that they are considering selling the naming rights to one of England's  most...