World Cup expansion: enriching the game – or FIFA’s bureaucrats?

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A disgruntled groan was the public reaction to the news that FIFA have followed UEFA by extending the number of teams in the finals – from 32 to 48. The public had largely the same reaction to the most recent European Championships, which saw the expansion from 16 to 24, the main critique pointing to […]

War of the Consoles

The Console Wars

Times have definitely moved on since the days of Pong and Frogger.

Ronaldo wins Ballon D’or

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Earlier this month saw football’s biggest names gather in Zurich, Switzerland for the annual FIFA Ballon D’Or awards ceremony.

Concussion; who calls the shots?

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Thibaut Courtois lays outstretched and lifeless on the Stamford Bridge turf. Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez pats the Belgian with concern after the two collided in the Chelsea penalty area.