Stability is Key: Why Ronald Koeman is Everton’s Long Term Future

Stability is Key: Why Ronald Koeman is Everton’s Long Term Future Everton have endured a tricky start to the 2017/18 Premier League season, so much so that some fans have been calling for manager Ronald Koeman to be sacked after just seven games in charge. Obviously, 7 points from seven games isn’t good enough for … Continue reading Stability is Key: Why Ronald Koeman is Everton’s Long Term Future

Sex, Drugs and No Ball Fours: The mysterious world of cricket scorers

Guest writer Adam Lawrie divulges all he has learnt from manning the score-hut for many a side in club cricket Despite being an integral part of the game we all know and love, very little has been discussed about Scorers in their little huts, remaining unseen but very active like a species of goblin people. … Continue reading Sex, Drugs and No Ball Fours: The mysterious world of cricket scorers

Introduction of technology a step in the right direction

The recent use of video referees in the international friendly between Spain and France is an important step in the right direction for Fifa. The video referee played a pivotal part in the friendly, which Spain won 2-0. France had a goal ruled out for offside thanks to the video referee; the goal would have … Continue reading Introduction of technology a step in the right direction

Leicester were right to sack manager Claudio Ranieri

In a business where everything is pinned on results, Claudio Ranieri deserved to be sacked, despite winning the Premier League nine months ago. Leicester City’s title winning campaign was very clearly a remarkable anomaly in a sport where shocks normally occur over 90 minutes, not the course of a season. When the board offered Ranieri … Continue reading Leicester were right to sack manager Claudio Ranieri

Premier League to blame for Clattenburg’s exit

The impending departure of Mark Clattenburg from the Premier League has signaled the start of a shift in power towards officials. Clattenburg has decided to leave England and become head of referees in Saudi Arabia, doubling his earnings in the process. He cites the breakdown of his relationship with referees’ boss Mike Riley, following the … Continue reading Premier League to blame for Clattenburg’s exit