Successive Premier League weekends have catapulted the ongoing issues of racism in football back into the headlines. For those misguided enough to believe racism is no longer a problem in football — and this includes FIFA, the governors of the game — such incidents are a wake-up call, but it is not just the footballing authorities that need to take notice.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
Mon, 24 Oct, 2016
Mon, 09 May, 2016
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
An afternoon which started with a huge social-media hoax about The Gobby One getting the boot ended with the Scousers stealing our thunder by sacking Brendan Rodgers. In between, we’ve witnessed the sort of complete performance from the Gunners against Manchester United that we’ve been waiting for, ever since Fergie sought refuge in his pipe and slippers.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
The Gunners signed off with a sumptuous first-half of mesmerising football against the Baggies, thereby guaranteeing that they’ll be wearing their flip-flops for a few weeks longer this summer, not having to don their boots and psyche themselves up so soon, for such an influential Champions League qualifier.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
Thankfully, unlike the farcical officiating at the Etihad, the ref at St James’ Park on Saturday didn’t thoroughly spoil the spectacle for the watching millions, by sending the wrong player off in the opening seconds.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2015