Category Archives: Sport

The Big Effect the Small Screen is Having on the Premier League


A World Cup finalist, two young Dutch internationals, two double-winning Serie A champions and Italy internationals, an American international with 27 goals to his name last season and Eredivisie’s top goal scorer with a total of 31 league goals last campaign. All of those are big claims, big achievements, big accomplishments that are akin to players that play for big clubs, you might think. You’d be wrong.  Continue reading

The Future of Scottish Football


In Scottish football, there are currently four professional leagues; the SPL, Division 1, Division 2 and Division 3. Divisions 1, 2, and 3 all have 10 teams in them. The SPL consists of 12 teams, splitting up into two mini leagues of 6, at a stage in the season called ‘the split.’ The SFA (Scottish Football Association) are thinking of changing the system and propose to turn it into a 3 league structure, with the two top leagues containing 12 teams, compared to the 18 teams for the proposed bottom league.  Continue reading

The Aftermath of Wimbledon


At approximately 5:24pm on Sunday evening, the entirety of the 15,000 people in the crowd of The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club’s Centre Court were in complete silence, along with the masses of people sitting on ‘Henman Hill’ and the millions of people watching from home via a television screen – as Andy Murray served for the championship. As Novak Djokovic’s forehand return struck the net, it is fair to assume that the country erupted. While there was a minority of people, myself included, who weren’t particularly bothered about the monumental win for Andy Murray and British tennis, this win will surely have ramifications, mainly good, for the country as a whole.  Continue reading