Category: Opinion

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“He’s got to do better there” – How Football Punditry Is Eating Itself

“He’s got to do better there” – How Football Punditry Is Eating Itself

As a rule, I tend not to write in the first person, but as you can see, I’ve already broken it. I do so to provide a disclaimer: I’m not going to have ...
Joy in Failure – USMNT Missing Out on Russia is Good

Joy in Failure – USMNT Missing Out on Russia is Good

In truth, the US Men’s National Team missing out on the 2018 World Cup in Russia is probably for the best (writes Dylan Baker). Since Tuesday’s deb ...
Sexism in Football & Respecting the Women’s Game

Sexism in Football & Respecting the Women’s Game

By now we've all become familiar with the many crimes that FIFA have been accused of: bribery, corruption, exploitation. Yet the one that can be argue ...
Timing of Liverpool’s Shirt Sleeve Sponsor Announcement Arms Furious Fans

Timing of Liverpool’s Shirt Sleeve Sponsor Announcement Arms Furious Fans

When Liverpool FC announced that Western Union would be their sleeve sponsor for the next five seasons, there was inevitably a meltdown on social medi ...
Naby Keita: A Liverpool & Leipzig Long Game

Naby Keita: A Liverpool & Leipzig Long Game

Sam McGuire of Football Whispers looks at why RB Leipzig may sell in-demand midfielder Naby Keita this summer. Embed from Getty Images ...
Arsene Wenger’s Sleepless Arsenal, Babies and Fighting Sleep

Arsene Wenger’s Sleepless Arsenal, Babies and Fighting Sleep

Babies lack logic. As a parent, its equal parts adorable and maddening. One thing Norah, my two-month old daughter, likes to do is fight sleep. ...
The Difference Between Football Fans & Supporters

The Difference Between Football Fans & Supporters

Words are funny sometimes. Not funny “ha-ha,” funny-strange. Trending on social media recently has been an outpouring of non-Americans poking fun a ...
Video Technology in Football: Once a Suggestion, now Desperately Needed

Video Technology in Football: Once a Suggestion, now Desperately Needed

It takes something truly special to steal the limelight and attention away from Cristiano Ronaldo, especially on the night he scores a hat-trick and i ...
Scotland’s Defence Going Forward: More Than Hanley To Blame

Scotland’s Defence Going Forward: More Than Hanley To Blame

To say Scotland’s win in Malta was fortuitous would be an overstatement; to call it dominant would be the same. Yes, the scoreline read 1-5 at the ...
Glory in Tedium: A Recap of Modern Scottish Failure

Glory in Tedium: A Recap of Modern Scottish Failure

The most impressive international teams of the last few years have had a core plucked from their most successful clubs: Germany were built around the ...
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