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Gary Speed remembered: Footballing great died three years ago today

This article is published at http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/gary-speed-remembered-footballing-great-died-three-years-ago-today-9888604.html

Three years ago today, November 27 2011, news broke of Wales legend Gary Speed being found dead in his home; news that left the footballing world shocked. 984 more words

Are draws for tournaments fixed?

Is there a real cause for concern?

Derbies being played in the early rounds of a tournament, underdogs playing each other in the latter stages to get a boarding pass to the next round and teams playing each other again and again year after year, you would think this supports the above question? 642 more words

Will any Thanksgiving records fall today?

As the first of three Thanksgiving games approaches, let’s take a quick look at the history of the best of the best performances on the fourth Thursday in November. 261 more words

Rumor Mill

England's Women: Time to come out of the shadow

Walking inside Wembley is normally quite a stressful experience for a football fan; tension, excitement, and normally a sense of impending disappointment (if you support England at least). 952 more words

Sport

Power to the PI

Two programs provide incentives directly to Miami University faculty and staff who are eligible to participate as principal investigators (PIs) on externally funded grants and contracts. 104 more words

Why does the FA have to make money out of every single thing it does for grassroots football?

Yesterday I read about a FA conference aimed at the people who run football leagues across the country to offer them guidance and a platform to air their views on the changing landscape of football and the challenges they face. 1,539 more words

Football

The road to Wembley no longer exists

Wembley semi-finals… very debateable

Playing semi-finals of the FA Cup at Wembley for me completely destroys the aspect of the trip to Wembley for the final.  618 more words