Sky Sports’ Gary Taphouse discusses the art of football commentary

The commentator is everyone’s favourite chaperone. They quietly steer us through the occasion before delivering a punchline we’ll never forget, while adding a layer of durability to those manic moments. Anyone who has tried their hand at sports commentary will be quick to disclose how challenging it is to perfect as an art form. It’s

Sands United FC expansion sees new teams form across UK

The full extent of Sands United FC’s exponential growth has now been revealed, following the success of the original project in Northampton last season. Sands United is a project run by Sands – the stillbirth and neonatal charity – geared towards bereaved fathers, who form a unique support network through football. The

Meet the Welsh university side on the brink of Europa League football

Leading a balanced university lifestyle is a constant challenge. Students have an abundance of regular pastimes including studying, socialising and exercising. It becomes even trickier to balance the latter with the rest when it involves a battle for Europa League qualification. This is the reality for one university football team based in Wales. Cardiff Metropolitan

Football supporter groups meet with Premier League

Premier League supporters’ groups have gathered in London to discuss pressing issues affecting fans in England’s top-flight. The meeting took place at Portman Square on Thursday with a range of items discussed including safe standing, ticket pricing and the topical issue of fan behaviour. This comes following a string of high-profile incidents in recent weeks

Chris Wilder plays Marcelo Bielsa at his own game ahead of huge clash

Chris Wilder has taken a leaf out of Marcelo Bielsa’s book by making a key tactical admission ahead of Sheffield United’s clash with Leeds United. He revealed leading striker Billy Sharp will start the match at Elland Road after being left on the bench for the Blades’ previous two matches against Rotherham and Brentford. Breaking

St Mary’s University RFC: A club on the rise

It's reaching crunch time in the university rugby season. The St Mary's University men's first team have enjoyed an unprecedented run of success so far this season. They are one of just two teams in the top three BUCS divisions to remain unbeaten all season. This comes following the recent formation

The year in sport 2018: Athletics

The absence of a global championship can sometimes starve the athletics season of its usual excitement and rich story lines. However, there was still much to savour in 2018 with the European Championships being the showpiece event in an absorbing calendar year. The summer’s Championships cemented Dina Asher-Smith’s status as the leading light