Help Football

This is part of our efforts to improve football. In this column we discuss the key issues facing football – using more technology, money in the game, diving / simulation, developing young players and football training in general, changes to rules (governing football and clubs) and a lot more.

FIFA Presidential Election 2015 – Time for a Change of Direction?

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A resounding yes would be the answer to that particular question unless you are one of the Blatter camp. It was Kenny Rogers who...

Advances in Football Technology

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With the current debate about the 2022 World Cup hotting up the topic of football technology centres on two aspects of advancement that will...

Former Premier League Manager Probed In ‘Sexist And Racist’ Text Messages Row

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The Premier League has been hit by another serious scandal. After Andy Gray and Richard Keys' sexist comments and John Terry and Luis Suarez's...

What Football Should Learn From Rugby

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Football or Soccer and Rugby are two completely different games and going in different directions. Despite football being more popular there are many aspects...

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury And Rehabilitation

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Arsenal suffered a huge blow this month after their star winger Theo Walcott was ruled out for rest of the season due to an...

Budweiser: Coach the Coaches

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How do you improve grass-roots football? One of the best ways to ensure that is to train the coaches at lower levels, and when...

Foreigners in Premier League is no problem

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Many fans from England and beyond are tied to a misconception in which the foreign players in the Premier League are doing damage to...

UEFA introduces long-overdue changes to European football

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Tottenham missed out on Champions League qualification in 2011, despite finishing fourth in the Premier League, due to sixth-placed Chelsea winning the tournament. However,...
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger wants blood tests to prevent drug cheats

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on FIFA to introduce blood tests to prevent drug cheats from corrupting the beautiful game. Till now, football players...

‘Cultural Lessons’ planned to combat racism missing the point

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Football’s governing bodies are considering giving foreign players cultural English lessons to help eradicate racism from football. It’s difficult to see how such measures...

UEFA pushing for end of third-party ownership of football players – but will FIFA...

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UEFA have revealed that they want to put an end to third party ownership of professional football players. Third party ownership is where an outside...

Clattenburg’s Reputation is Permanently Scarred

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Mark Clattenburg has been cleared by the police and the Football Association of making inappropriate comments to Chelsea players during the Premier League match...