• 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...
  • Top Five January Transfers in La Liga

    The January transfer window is finally over in La Liga. On Monday 2nd February, the second chance this season for teams to improve their squads came to an end. It has not been the most active transfer period, perhaps because the wealthier clubs did not take part in many moves. Impact is here...
  • Transfer Deadline Day Again Flatters To Deceive

    Subtract the yellow ties, Jim White’s soothing Scottish tone and Harry Redknapp’s inevitable car window and there’s very little left for viewers tuning in to Sky’s coverage of Transfer Deadline Day. The countdown for this day begins at the opening of every transfer window, yet the finale is often...
  • Half-Term Premier League Report Card

    With all 20 Premier League teams having played each other once, Impact Sport analyses and evaluates each one in terms of preseason expectations. League positions and point totals so far are stated in brackets, with grades given below.   Arsenal (1st, 42 points) Since their opening-day home loss to Villa...