Category Archives: Football governance

Artificial and natural turf: What do players and field owners prefer?

Artificial and natural turf are the two most prominent materials used in creating a football pitch. Though both are used, there is much debate on which is better. If you are interested in knowing what turf is the best to play on or what turf you may want to install, read on! Installing different types of turf The type of sports turf you purchase for your field will determine how you take care of and maintain it and will also…
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A look at Canada’s soccer player strike and what caused it

Recent weeks for Canadian Soccer have been quite controversial and scandalous with public disagreement, statements, and finger-pointing. All of this led to the cancellation of the scheduled Canada's men's team-friendly match against Panama just a few hours before kickoff. This happened just a week after their planned June friendly match against Iran was cancelled after it saw a major public and political backlash. A few months back, the Canadian men's soccer team qualified for the 2022 Qatar World Cup, 36…
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Football’s expansion of VAR

With the World Cup just around the corner with brand new purpose built stadiums for the games, there was always going to be some new technology trialed in order to make the game better and offer additional tools to either teams or game staff – there will be plenty of opportunities for punters to get involved with World Cup betting opportunities at thebestcasinos.co.uk, and may be able to take unique insights from the new technology that will be trialed ahead…
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How technology can improve football

We live in a globe full of technological advancements. From our personal to professional lives, we use many electronic gadgets to make our lives easier. Therefore, it doesn’t come as a surprise when we hear that the globe of football is changing as a result of technology as well. Let’s see how innovations have slipped into the game of football seamlessly and how they will better the sport in the days to come. Image Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/PPrr3kb-hts Goal-line technology The most…
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Will the MLS merge with Liga MX?

Despite commonly held misconceptions, soccer is a popular sport in the United States. Over 24 million people regularly play the beautiful game, and 15% of whom are registered players. In 2018, the analytics company Gallup reported that soccer was the fourth most-watched team sport in the country, behind American football, baseball, and basketball. Its top-flight league, known as Major League Soccer (MLS) is the fastest growing professional soccer league in the world. Its creation came about as the US held…
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Which major leagues are still to be decided?

The German Bundesliga was the first major football league to restart following the COVID-19 pandemic that has disrupted the world and sport since mid-March. Germany have been successful in bringing football back in the top two divisions since the middle of May with no disasters so far. It has proven to be particularly good for Bayern Munich as they have extended their lead over Borussia Dortmund to seven points with a 1-0 win at Signal Iduna Park. Hansi Flick’s side…
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Could the corona virus precipitate the adoption of a summer season?

With the decision that senior football will be closed down until at least 3rd April following the outbreak of coronavirus, the game’s authorities will face the enormous challenge of restoring normal service whenever on-field activities resume. Top of the list is the conundrum of what becomes of the 2019-20 season? Should it be declared null and void, be considered as finishing when play was halted on 13 March or must the remaining games be played, come what may? Whichever view…
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How technology is changing the face of football

Mistakenly allowed goals have become a thing of the past thanks to goal line technology Long gone are the days of kicking a fraying leather ball around a muddy pitch in a woolen vest and shorts. Technology has moved on vastly since the early days of the beautiful game, bringing with it some serious advances to the game play. Whether it’s the hotly debated Goal Line Technology, the invention of fake turf or ideas as sophisticated as EPTS, it cannot…
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Gary Charles and his new life helping addicts

He went down in history as a solid England defender and player for the likes of Nottingham Forest, Aston Villa and West Ham. But it’s unknown to many that Gary Charles, who has now been sober for 12 years, uses his experience to help those who are battling with addiction. Although his own struggles played out publicly at the height of his career, part of his recovery journey and his mission to help others comes with the work he does…
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What does it take to become a great football coach?

Football fans often indulge themselves in to never ending debates like who is the best player of the world, which is the best team, which is the best football club, who is the best coach etc. They enjoy discussing different aspects of the game. One of the most important persons who is responsible for the success or failure of a football team is its coach. In this article, we are going to discuss about the importance of a football coach…
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