With football now being talked about on television and online in the past tense (unless you’re a fan of the Belarusian Premier League), supporters old and new have been whiling away their time in lockdown with some sweet slices of nostalgia (or history lessons for the youngsters) on the post-1992 origins of the sport. Last […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Fenton! Fenton! Oh, Jesus Christ!’ with Dave Black
Welcome back to Losing My Favourite Game, the feature that takes all the joy from the experience of football fandom, casts it to one side, and zones in on the pain, anguish and suffering instead. Every week this season, we’ll be publishing stories from a host of voices across the world of football and beyond, with each […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘And The Drought Goes On’ with Jasmine Baba
For the first time in five years it looks as though the Premier League title race will go down to the final day, as Manchester City and Livepool’s ruthless pursuit of English football’s top prize leaves the devastated remains of their fellow top flight teams pressed and passed to death in their wake. Whilst this […]Read More Race For The Prize: The Thrills and Spills of a Title Race Through the Eyes of the Fans.
The 2017/18 season celebrates 25 years of the Premier League. To mark the occasion we’ll be taking a look at some of the more off-kilter moments from each season. The takeover of Blackburn Rovers by Indian group Venky’s in 2010 was accompanied by statements of intent from the incoming owners. The poultry magnates made promises […]Read More PL25: Chicken Payback (2011/12)