Boxing Day 1963: One of Football’s Greatest Ever Days

Many sympathise for footballers who have to get back on the pitch the day after Christmas, as part of a gruelling December Premier League fixture timetable. While most of us are feeling a bit worse for wear, eating leftover turkey, and trying on the sweater that granny knitted for us

A cultural problem: The need for education in English football

When it comes to educating young talented footballers, the UK is woefully behind other European heavyweights. In Spain and Italy, there is a common understanding that education must go hand and hand with those pursuing a football career. In England, though, football seemingly takes priority. But what happens to young players who