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Blatter Blether In Double Dutch

Blatter Blether In Double Dutch

If you thought Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore talked delusional shite in newspaper interviews… you’d be right. But even he can only watch and learn from the master, one Joseph S Blatter. Since the May 27th arrests of a number of his Fifa Executive...
The Sound Of Silence & Blackpool FC

The Sound Of Silence & Blackpool FC

There is, as anybody that has seen one will readily attest, something fundamentally eerie about watching a football match in an empty or near empty stadium. The sound of the referee’s whistle, unencumbered by the padding of thousands of watching bodies, sounds...
The FIFA Scandals: An FBI Indictment On Us All

The FIFA Scandals: An FBI Indictment On Us All

It’s an old joke, better heard than read, which I first heard from Irish comedian/actor Niall Toibin, who used it to showcase his mastery of Irish regional accents. The gist is that the Dublin Corporation put some public works out to tender. They got three bids. The...
The Football League Video Review: League Two

The Football League Video Review: League Two

Our series of video reviews of the weekend’s football this evening now finishes off with the best of the action from the Skybet Football League Two. Notts County vs Mansfield Town: Well, it’s a local derby of sorts and it attracted a crowd of just over...
The Football League Video Review: League One

The Football League Video Review: League One

Barnsley vs Burton Albion: They may have lost on the opening day of the season, but a second half penalty from Conor Hourihane was enough to give Barnsley a first win of the season against “Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s Burton Albion” (as they will...