Category Archives: Football

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

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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