Martial Arts in football

After last Thursday’s Europa League fixtures, nobody was talking about football and how good or bad the matches were. The topic that took football fans and the media’s attention was Patrice Evra and his kick to the head of a Marseille fan before Marseille’s game against Vitória de Guimarães in Portugal. Consequently, UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against the former Juventus and Manchester United player. The

Why English fans should welcome Video Assistant Referee

If you opened this article expecting me to say that Video Assistant Referee – commonly called VAR – is going to solve all your problems, I’m sorry to disappoint you, but I won’t. Unfortunately, VAR is not the solution to eradicating all mistakes in football – if you think like that, I’m sure you are going to consider it to be a fail soon. By the

China: another planet in the world of football

Football is on the rise in China, with more and more players coming from Europe to join the Chinese Super League. But is China really developing its national football? Or does investment stop at buying up international talent? José Bourbon spoke to Ricardo Figueiredo – a young Portuguese coach currently working at the

Don’t Crack Podcast: Episode 4 – Asians in Football

  In the fourth addition of the Don't Crack Podcast, we discuss the lack of visible representation of the Asian community in the British football culture. For this episode we were joined by a special guest in freelance journalist and documentary film maker Daldeep Kaur. LISTEN TO PODCAST BELOW:   Asians in Football Documentary: Adam Bio Adam

Don’t Crack Podcast: Episode 2 – Why Kneel?

In the second addition of the Don't Crack Podcast, Adam Samuel and Aramide Oladipo discuss the controversy surrounding the NFL kneeling movement, and it's deeper connotations. We were joined for this episode by Sports Gazette colleague Louis Olvera, who provided a view from within. LISTEN TO PODCAST BELOW: Adam Bio Adam Samuel is