Monthly Archives: Feb 2018

Which are the best away days in Scottish football?

Debate rages over many questions in life. Which are the best away days in Scottish football might not quite be up there with the great ethical questions, but if you’re a fan then it’s certainly not a question to be sniffed at. The best approach will naturally be holistic- it will not look at the stadiums, the atmospheres or the fans alone but the whole experience, in particular the kind of accommodation you can get for a reasonable price when…
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EFL’s relationship with gambling to remain strong

The EFL extended their headline sponsorship deal with Sky Bet until the end of the 2023-24 season in November last year and the relationship between football and gambling continues to blossom. With much talk in the media regarding the problems that some players have had with gambling, it was said that the deal was announced at the worst possible time. Hearts and Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty had urged football bosses to review its relationship with sports betting after confessing…
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World Cup appearances – one record which won’t be broken in Russia

Very few players get to play in the World Cup finals on five occasions. Only three have been named in their National Team's squad five times and only two of those played in all five. However, at this year's World Cup in Russia, one player has missed out on setting a unrivalled record in World Cup appearances. Gianluigi Buffon is that player and the only thing broken this summer is his heart after the Azzurri missed out on qualification after…
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The England players who are in danger of missing out on Russia 2018

It’s getting to that stage of the season now where the summer is on everybody’s mind, not least Gareth Southgate. The likes of Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Daniel Sturridge have all moved clubs to give themselves a chance of boarding the plane. It could be argued a couple more should be pushing harder to find form too. With just a few months of the season left, a number of stars are in danger of missing out. We take a…
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