In reply to: So what happens now, FIFA is rotten to the core, …. Andrew Jennings has been saying that for years. Unfortunately, it is only after England, Australia and the USA fail in their bids to host the World Cup that the English-speaking world has followed suit.
Modern-day association football is defined by the current Laws of the Game. Nevertheless, early versions of the Cambridge Rules (originating in 1848), the Sheffield Rules (1858), the Uppingham Rules (1862) and the FA’s 1863 Laws of the Game are readily available.
I responded with several posts on a thread on Tony’s Non-League Forum about recent high profile refereeing errors in England. I’m collating them here.
The following is a list of footballers earning £100,000 a week or more extracted from a list of the 50 highest paid football players for 2008/2009, which appeared on “Futebol Finance” on 5 February 2009:
As reported by BBC Sport earlier in the week, Newcastle United manager Joe Kinnear referred to referee Martin Atkinson as “Mickey Mouse” after the latter failed to award Newcastle a free-kick shortly before awarding Fulham a penalty.
In reply to I am against any participation of reserve sides in the pyramid because of the potential, and in many cases actual, damage to the integrity of the competitions in which either the reserve team of a club, or even the first team of the same club compete. Concerns about the integrity of the… Continue reading Reserve Teams In Same Structure As First Teams
I look for the following from football: