“I so believed that we were actually going to get to the top six”: Dean Smith reflects on a frustrating season for Brentford

TS Eliot famously wrote - in his modernist epic The Waste Land - that ‘April is the cruellest month.’ Whilst the poet is here referencing the degradation of humanity, the line in fact seems cannily relevant to domestic football: April signals what many deem ‘the business end’ of the season.  For

One step too far: a requiem for the Panini football sticker

Got, got need: Panini stickers are back! Cue the inevitable blitz of your local newsagent, the frustration as you tear open a pack only to be met with your 16th adhesive likeness of Graeme Le Saux, and the impromptu swap markets that will spring up in every park, office and school

Wilt Chamberlain and the Unbreakable Scoring Record

The debate surrounding sport’s unbreakable records always provides a fascinating microcosmic insight into the nature of competition at the highest level. Today marks the anniversary of perhaps one of the most enduring statistics in the world of professional sport: Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game.  To speculate on the nature of sporting records,

“If we beat Wycombe on Sunday, we can get anyone”: Zaki Oualah on Leatherhead’s FA Cup adventure

The FA Cup returns this weekend, and the tie of the second round sees Isthmian League Premier Division Leatherhead - the lowest ranked side left in the competition - go to Adams Park to face Wycombe Wanderers. Sports Gazette spoke to the Tanners goalkeeper Zaki Oualah ahead of their biggest

“I just knew in my bones that I’d get another chance to finish it off”: Michael Thomas and co captured in new documentary: 89

“Something happened that everybody said was impossible.”  These were the words of Lee Dixon, speaking at the premiere of 89, a new documentary film that tells the story of Arsenal’s fabled last-minute league win over Liverpool in 1989.  Dixon - an executive producer of the film and full back in that championship

MLB 2017 Season Review

As the curtain falls on another season of Baseball, with the Houston Astros crowned World Series winners, the Sports Gazette takes a look back on what was a memorable season in the MLB.  The World Series http://gty.im/869782388 Where to start but the Fall Classic? This year Baseball’s biggest prize certainly lived up to