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There is a general furore over the amount of money that footballers are paid in the modern era. While there is a great range of wages, from about £10k to £200k for a first team player in the premier league these are still far higher than most other jobs outside of the financial industry. Many argue that health professionals and members of the armed forces should be given a higher wage than footballers as they contribute more to society and in some cases risk their…Continue Reading “Do Football players justify their wages?”

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The football governing body, Fifa, has come into disrepute a significant 3 times in the past 12 months. Firstly there was the sham that was the selection of the world cup hosts for 2018 and 2022 where, amid allegations of corruption and bribery, Russia and Qatar (the later of which has been doubted in it’s ability to even host the tournament due to its environment) came out on top. Secondly there were the Lord Triesman allegations in which the former FA chairman claimed that several…Continue Reading “Crunch Time for Fifa”

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The 2010/2011 season looks to have produced one of the tightest and most exciting relegation battles in Premier League history. With West Ham taking a spot early on last week we now have 2 relegation spots open with 5 teams in a position to fill them. Blackburn, Wolves, Birmingham, Blackpool and Wigan are all in the running to claim relegation with two of the teams playing each other on the final day (Wolves and Blackburn). So who’s likely to go down? and who deserves to…Continue Reading “So who’s in the Championship next season?”