Monthly Archives: October 2011

The horror of football

Tweet It’s a Halloween special on Regista – a selection of the worst and most terrifying aspects of football. The biggest sin: faking Diving, or ‘simulation’ (if you want to sound like a grey civil servant), has been around for … Continue reading

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United inspire Southampton related 1990s nostalgia

Tweet It was inevitable. Once the stunned silence had passed, someone would mention the last time Manchester United conceded six in the Premier League. I immediately remembered their game against Southampton in 1996 but, really, it was FIFTEEN years ago? Damn. … Continue reading

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Premier League strong-arm tactics on academy plans: depressing and inevitable

Tweet Earlier this year this year I wrote about the Premier League’s proposals for an Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP). The Premier League’s view was that this would help to centralise the best talent in England at the best clubs, … Continue reading

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The Evil That Men Do : Otto Rehhagel’s betrayal of Werder Bremen.

Tweet As previewed a few weeks ago, a new series of posts starts today focused on the individuals that have committed unforivable sins. First up, we welcome NiklasWildhagen – Norway’s number one one Werder Bremen fan, who refuses to forgive … Continue reading

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Liverpool: lessons from America on revenue sharing

Tweet Now that the hysterical protestations have died down, I have been taking time to consider the comments of Ian Ayre (Liverpool’s managing director) on scrapping the Premier League’s collective bargaining agreement for overseas TV rights. The noise coming from … Continue reading

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