Category Archives: Current Affairs

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Struck from the Record


It took a bold move by the Daily Record, Scotland’s second-biggest selling daily newspaper, to disable the ‘comments’ function from football articles on its website last Friday.  Their decision was taken in light of the ever-increasing level of foul and … Continue reading

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How Non-League Day has empowered clubs across the country


Finally, in its third instalment, Non-League Day has truly landed.  All over the country tomorrow, non-league football clubs will be kicking off at the traditional time of 3pm – only with bumper crowds and any number of initiatives going on … Continue reading

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The FA Cup and the redistribution of wealth


Whether you knew it or not, the FA Cup is well and truly underway.  If you’re a supporter of an established top-tier team – one of those clubs that sees the world’s oldest football competition as an event that begins … Continue reading

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Kosovo’s battle for an identity in football


Sport and Politics: they just don’t mix.  Everyone knows the old adage – the two should be kept at arm’s length… but the truth is that to attempt to do so is an exercise in futility.  Lazio’s poorly-reputed and politically-influenced … Continue reading

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Non-League Day: a rough guide to what’s on in South Yorkshire (03.09.11)


After the moderate success of last year, Non-League Day is back for its second incarnation and it promises to capture the imagination of plenty of communities. The concept is beautifully simple – England play on Friday night, the top two … Continue reading

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