If Premier League clubs were Game of Thrones houses

The final series of Game of Thrones is finally with us! The Premier League title race is also coming to a head. What better way to celebrate both than to compare each of the Premier League's top six to one of the fantasy epics' Great Houses? Liverpool = Targaryen  They’ve not sat on the throne for many years.

The reluctant trailblazer: Julie Welch reflects on being Fleet Street’s first female football reporter

On August 25, 1973, two concurrent events occurred. Not only did Tottenham Hotspur lose 1-0 away to Coventry City in the first game of the Division One season, but Julie Welch became Fleet Street’s first female football reporter as she was sat in the old Highfield Road press box covering

Adam Johnson deserves a second chance

A year ago this month Justice Secretary David Gauke delivered his first talk on prison reform. In his definition of the purpose of prison he listed three things: Protection of the public. Punishment, and rehabilitation.  Last night former Premier League footballer Adam Johnson got released from HMP Moorland in Doncaster in the

Six Football Twitter Disasters

Declan Rice was this week forced to apologise for a tweet he made back in 2015. The tweets seems to suggest Rice was sympathetic towards the IRA and because he has now switched allegiance to England, he has had to apologise. In light of this then the Sports Gazette have

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

Can Leeds blunt the Blades in the biggest game of the Championship season?

The stage is set for arguably the biggest game in the Championship season so far as Leeds United entertain promotion-rivals Sheffield United at Elland Road this Saturday lunchtime. The fixture has been earmarked by many as the most significant game in Leeds’s recent history, including stalwart defender Pontus Jansson who has

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