After a poor start can Burnley avoid Premier League relegation?

After a poor start can Burnley avoid Premier League relegation?

Relegation can be painful but it can also make for some exciting football toward the end of the season. Who can forget Tony Pulis’ magic at Crystal Palace last season for instance? They were certain to drop but through old-fashioned grit and determination the West-London club finished in a shocking…
What will it take to bring FIFA to task?

What will it take to bring FIFA to task?

In Aaron Sorkin’s critically acclaimed courtroom drama film ‘A Few Good Men’, the interrogation of Jack Nicholson’s army Colonel climaxes when Tom Cruise asks for the truth of the cover up.  This leads to Nicholson uttering the famous line: ‘You can’t handle the truth!’ Of course, A Few Good Men…
How has Gary Monk improved Swansea since taking over?

How has Gary Monk improved Swansea since taking over?

What Can We Make of Garry Monk at Swansea? Garry Monk took the reigns as permanent manager of Swansea City on a three year contract this year. He took over as interim manager last season after the controversial sacking of Michael Laudrup and immediately set about putting his stamp on…
Why do super rich businessmen buy and invest in football clubs?

Why do super rich businessmen buy and invest in football clubs?

Buying Premier League club first became in vogue when Chelsea were bought out by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich in 2003. The Premier League's make-up now though is more and more littered with billionaire owners (largely from abroad) who are buying clubs at a rapid rate. In the Premier League 11…