• Turbulent Times at Meadow Lane

    At the end of January 2018, Notts County were second in League Two and had secured an FA Cup Fourth Round replay after drawing 1-1 with Swansea City in the first leg. Skip ahead a year and they are propping up the football league, have had three managers in...
  • Six Nations 2019: Why Wales are this Year’s Dark Horse

    This year’s edition of the Six Nations is just days away and the standard of competition looks to have gone up again after years of continuous improvement. Ireland are riding high after beating the All Blacks once again in November, England’s squad looks to be as strong as it’s...
  • Brady doesn’t need another ring to prove he’s the GOAT

    The ‘GOAT’ (Greatest of all time) has become a constant topic of conversation in modern sports. Although it is a subjective term, it refers to the ‘greatest’ player based on their success both individually and as part of a team. For instance, Michael Jordan has long been recognised as...
  • Karanka eases pressure with glorious win at the City ground

    The past four weeks has seen the Reds winless in five, with three defeats and two draws. Karanka’s job seemed to be under pressure after this run of results, particularly after their surrender of a 3-0 lead over Norwich, where they allowed the Canaries to score three minutes after...
  • Mourinho’s sacking only the ‘tip of the iceberg’ of Manchester United’s dysfunction

    Something’s rotten in the state of Manchester United. Another lost season; another manager sacked. United announced Tuesday morning that they would be moving on from the struggling Portuguese, after their worst start to the season in 28 years. The Red Devils will now look to appoint a new manager...
  • ‘Stead’y start for Neil Ardley as Notts County boss

    Neil Ardley’s first home game in charge ended in a home win for the Magpies, as they secured their first three points since October with a scrappy 3-2 victory over play-off chasing Tranmere. Jon Stead was the hero for the home side, as his two goals and excellent assist...
  • Qatar 2022: The limits of ethical consumption in sport

    The FIFA World Cup is no stranger to controversy. Before this year’s tournament, there were concerns over the levels of racism and homophobia present in Russian football culture, Russia’s conflict with Crimea, the safety of visiting fans and the FIFA corruption scandal, which all could have easily overshadowed this...