Dundee Given 25 Point Penalty

The Scottish Football League yesterday flexed its muscles and hit Dundee with a 25 point penalty for going into administration last month. As noted in previous articles, the SFL does not have set penalties for such offences, instead retaining complete discretion to...

Steven Craven, the SFA and refereeing

The controversy over the non-penalty award at Tannadice a fortnight ago, and the SFA’s alleged cover-up thereafter, has gained fresh impetus with assistant ref Steven Craven giving his side of the story to the press this weekend, now that he’s resigned and...

The Rooney Saga – A Little Historical Perspective

The Wayne Rooney transfer saga isn’t the first time that Manchester United have been involved in high profile and controversial transfers. William Abbs takes a look at a couple of occasions in the past that the club have found themselves in this position. The...

Is the award of a 3-0 win a suitable punishment?

On Friday, UEFA announced the punishments for the abandonment of the Italy-Serbia European Championship Qualifier. As expected, Serbia did not get off lightly. The Football Association of Serbia (FSS) were fined €120,000, ordered to play a home qualifier behind closed...