• O’Neill and Keane attempt to prove themselves at the City Ground

    The City Ground has seen a remarkable conveyor-belt of managers in the past eight years, with 11 men attempting to make it work for the reds. In January, Martin O’Neill returned to the club with which he won a League Title, two League Cups and a European Cup in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Another Manager Bites the Dust At Meadow Lane

    Yesterday saw the announcement of Harry Kewell’s departure from Notts County, a mere 74 days after he was appointed as a ‘long-term solution’ by chairman Alan Hardy. Kewell was the Magpies’ sixth manager in three years and was brought in to try and change their fortunes after one point...
  • When fans go rogue: The top 5 fan interventions in professional football matches

    Regardless of what sport takes your fancy, there have been some notable and absolutely hilarious fan interventions in football matches. From the curious case of the beach ball, to the infamous ‘Kung-fu’ kick, here are the top 5 funny, shocking and bizarre moments. 1. The Ball Boy With Swansea...
  • Mental Health in Football: how to tackle it ‘head-on’

    The University of Nottingham Football Club recently held a workshop to raise awareness of men’s mental health issues. A University of Nottingham alumnus, Ed Tarlton, who devised the session, was invited to share his past experiences with current players on Saturday afternoon. There was a general sense of optimism...
  • The club that has everyone loving futsal

    The University of Nottingham‘s futsal programme has earned a reputation as one of the most popular and exciting clubs on our campus. This has been highlighted by their large student engagement, significant attendances at fixtures and hosting the largest domestic futsal match in the UK during Varsity last year....