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Do UEFA need to restructure the Champions League?

Reports that UEFA are considering expanding their Champions League competition (UCL) today floats in the wake of previous proclamations concerning the future of continental football. Primarily, the Barcelona President Sandro Rossell’s threat to UEFA, that major European clubs would form…

What next for Terek Grozny?

About a year and a half ago, Terek Grozny were making the world footballing headlines as somewhat of a running punchline, a bizarre club whose news was reported for a laugh. Even though that only a decade before Grozny was…

Why Are Attendances In The SPL So Low?

Sunday, 29 January 2012. SPL Leaders Celtic take on SFL One side Falkirk in the Scottish league cup Semi – final. With such importance & potential funds ahead for the victory it was incredibly surprising that only 30,000 fans filled…

The Rooney Rule: Andrew Palmer’s Story

Following widespread debate on ‘The Rooney Rule’ Carla Palmer wrote to us about her husband and Leicester City development centre coach and scout Andrew Palmer’s experiences in the game. Follow her on twitter here: http://twitter.com/#!/MrsP1304   There are 92 professional football…